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Photos: Ethiopian Airlines Maintenance Hangar Tour

Posted July 12, 2013 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

What does it look like inside of Ethiopian Airlines’ maintenance hangar? Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren gives us a well-captioned photo tour.

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Upgrade Your Plane Spotting – Simultaneous Video and Pictures

Posted July 9, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

Have you ever gone plane spotting and wished you could take stable video of that Airbus A380 right along side your DSLR photos? While most modern Android phones have the capability to take still photos while shooting video, most DSLR cameras do not yet have this feature. Holding your phone in one hand to record […]

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Editorials

The Plane Spotters Toolkit

Posted April 4, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

So, you have decided to start plane spotting. That’s great, welcome to our hobby! You have already picked out a great camera and lens, but what else do you need to become a master plane spotter? Sure, you could just sit near your favorite airport and hope something good flies by, but you can do […]

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The Best Planespotting Photos of 2012

Posted January 3, 2013 by Phil Derner Jr.

After much debate, the best planespotting photos of 2012 have been selected! Check out the top picks and the runners up!

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Aviation Photography and Copyright Infringement: Taking a Stand

Posted March 29, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

Pinterest recently modified their Terms of Service, reversing their “we can sell your pictures” policy. A small victory, but how far do photo abuses go in our world?

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Airline News

Photos: First Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-800 Takes Off

Posted February 23, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

Exclusive photos of the first Southwest 737-800 jet embarking on its maiden test flight.

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The Skinny on Mirrorless Cameras

Posted January 10, 2012 by Manny Gonzalez

The new mirrorless camera fad may not be new at all. What are the pros and cons? What does the future hold? Photography Columnist Manny Gonzalez offers insight.

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PHOTOS: Aviation Nation 2011 Airshow at Nellis Air Force Base

Posted November 17, 2011 by Brandon Farris

Among the spectacular performances: The USAF Thunderbirds, the Patriots Jet Team, the Present Day Air-to-Air Demonstration F-15s and F-16s, the A-10 West Coast Demonstration Team and flybys by a B-1, a B-2 and a B-25.

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Rotorfest 2011: Rotorheads’ Delight

Posted September 29, 2011 by Manny Gonzalez

There simply aren’t enough helicopter airshows around the country, but the annual Rotorfest rarely disappoints, as Manny Gonzalez shows us his gallery of mechanized joy.

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Enthusiast News

Are Some Popular Photo Sharing Sites Taking a Byte Out of Your Image Quality?

Posted August 22, 2011 by Mark Hsiung

Ever notice imperfections in your uploaded photos that weren’t there before? Us too!

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Photo Gallery: A Plane Geek’s Memorable First Trip to Oshkosh

Posted August 3, 2011 by NYCAviation Staff

I have for years dreamed of making the pilgrimage and attending my first AirVenture, as the show is officially called. For various reasons I’ve never been able to make it; most of the excuses having something to do with the lack of money and the rest with lack of time. But this year, this year, opportunity came a knockin’.

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Photos: 10 Years Later, Iconic TWA Flight Center Lives On

Posted July 20, 2011 by Tom Alfano

The past decade has been kinder to the TWA Flight Center than one might expect. Join us on a rare photographic tour inside the landmark Eero Saarinen structure at New York’s JFK Airport.

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10 Photos: Air Jamaica Completes Transition to Caribbean Airlines

Posted June 30, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

Air Jamaica will close out its 42 year legacy on Thursday, its final day of operation before officially merging under the Caribbean Airlines callsign and its “BW” code.

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Taming the Beast: How to Name and Organize Your Mountain of Digital Photo Files

Posted June 9, 2011 by Manny Gonzalez

The vanishing of film and the arrival of the Digital Age means unlimited photo taking! Yay! But now how do I save, sort, archive and search through tens of thousands of shots? Boo. Photography Columnist Manny Gonzalez tells us how.

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How to Choose a Camera: Sensors and Megapixels

Posted May 20, 2011 by Manny Gonzalez

Does a camera with more megapixels automatically mean it’s better than a camera with fewer? Not necessarily. Manny Gonzalez explains how camera sensors work and how size matters.

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Mastering Photoshop: Curve Balls and a Level Playing Field

Posted May 5, 2011 by Manny Gonzalez

Two aspects of Photoshop that are so necessary yet so misunderstood are the curves and levels controls. Columnist Manny Gonzalez goes through them both step by to help get the most out of our digital SLR images.

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How to Maximize Your Camera’s Battery Life

Posted April 27, 2011 by Manny Gonzalez

Pack all the sunblock, Gatorade and protein bars you want, your long days of aviation photography will always be limited by the amount of juice in your camera. So what are the driving factors that you need to know about what truly powers your hobby? Photography columnist Manny Gonzalez tells all.

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How to Pick the Best Lens For Aviation Photography

Posted April 18, 2011 by Manny Gonzalez

No matter how good a camera body you buy, a successful day of photography at your local airport or a summer airshow greatly depends on which lens you use. Photography columnist Manny Gonzalez explains what you should look for in a lens and why.

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Photo Gallery: A Rare Peek Inside a P-3C Orion Navy Spy Plane

Posted November 4, 2010 by David Lilienthal

Since entering service in the 1960s, the Lockheed P-3 Orion has proven itself to be the US Navy’s workhorse anti-submarine and maritime surveillance aircraft. NYCAviation’s David Lilienthal recently got a rare peek inside a P-3C from NAS Whidbey Island in Washington.

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Photo Gallery: 2010 Oregon International Air Show at Hillsboro

Posted August 23, 2010 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

Jeremy Lindgren shares some intense shots of everything from Harriers to Julie Clark to the incredible A-10 West demo team. Sit back and enjoy!

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