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Screenshot: Russian passengers push plane that was frozen to the ground
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Touch N’ Go: Passengers push plane frozen to the ground, Thanksgiving message from the ISS

Posted November 26, 2014 by Tracy Lachowicz

(Touch N’ Go is updated throughout the day with our favorite AvGeek news, pictures, videos, tweets & more.)   AvStories: ✈ Passengers push frozen plane to runway (VIDEO). [RT] ✈ KLM’s refit of its Boeing 777-200ER: Ten abreast economy isn’t an upgrade – no matter how you spin it. [Runway Girl Network] ✈ Your Head’s in the Clouds, Where’s […]

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Screenshot from AmericaSpace's video.
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Touch N’ Go: Launch Pad Cameras Footage of Antares Explosion

Posted November 24, 2014 by Tracy Lachowicz

(Touch N’ Go is updated throughout the day with our favorite AvGeek news, pictures, videos, tweets & more.)   AvStories: ✈ WATCH: Up-Close Launch Pad Cameras Capture Antares ORB-3 Explosion in Frightening Detail. [AmericaSpace] ✈ Founder of NYCAviation sat down with Arise Xchange to discuss fuel prices, airfares & fees. (FF to 12:10.) [Arise News] ✈ Today in Aviation […]

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Screenshot from the C-2A Greyhound video. [Scroll down to view.]
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Touch N’ Go: Amazon Looking for Drone Pilots, C-2A Greyhound Anniversary Video

Posted November 20, 2014 by Tracy Lachowicz

(Touch N’ Go is updated throughout the day with our favorite AvGeek news, pictures, videos, tweets & more.)   AvStories: ✈ Russia moving MiG-31 fighter jets near Ukraine border. [Washington Times] ✈ Mesmerizing Video of 6,000 Flights in UK Airspace. [NYCAviation] ✈ Amazon is Looking for a Few Good Drone Pilots. [Multi Channel Merchant] ✈ Today in Aviation History: Scott […]

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KLM Cover Greetings [Scroll down for the video]
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Touch N’ Go: Airbus Files Patent For Flying Doughnuts, Airlines Budget for Satellite Capacity

Posted November 19, 2014 by Tracy Lachowicz

(Touch N’ Go is updated throughout the day with our favorite AvGeek news, pictures, videos, tweets & more.)   AvStories: ✈ New planning tool helps airlines budget for satellite capacity. [RunwayGirl Network] ✈ EXCLUSIVE: On the Flight Deck with 787 Head Test Pilot Heather Ross. [NYCAviation] ✈ Flight in Film, Facts & Goofs>> What was wrong with the airport scenes […]

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F-117 Nighthawk
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Touch N’ Go: Passenger Stuck with $1,171 Wi-Fi Bill, Why the F-117 is Still Flying

Posted November 18, 2014 by Tracy Lachowicz

Touch N’ Go is updated throughout the day with our favorite AvGeek news, pictures, videos, tweets & more.)   AvStories: ✈ We Now Know Why The F-117 is Still Flying. [Intercepts] ✈ Rock Star Astronaut, Chris Hadfield, talks missions, tweets & books. [AirlineReporter] ✈ Watch an SR-71 Pilot Explain How the Cockpit Works. [PopMech] ✈ Passenger Stuck with […]

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"Front door" to the KLM's jet apartment
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Touch N’ Go: Airbus to Develop New Beluga, KLM Turns Jet Into Apartments, Qantas & China Eastern Joint Venture

Posted November 17, 2014 by Tracy Lachowicz

Touch N’ Go is updated throughout the day with our favorite AvGeek news, pictures, videos, tweets & more.)   AvStories: ✈ Qantas and China Eastern propose joint venture. [Australian Aviation] ✈ KLM turns jet into a two bedroom apartment. [Gizmag] ✈ Today in Aviation History:  B-47 is forced by bad weather to remain aloft for 47 hours 35 […]

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Screenshot, A-10 Cockpit
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Touch N’ Go: A-10 Cockpit Video, Recovering Lost WWII Planes, Bono’s Jet Loses Door During Flight

Posted November 13, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

Touch N’ Go is updated throughout the day with our favorite AvGeek news, pictures, videos, tweets & more.)   AvStories: ✈ This Incredible Video Will Bring You As Close As You’ll Get To Piloting An A-10 Warthog. [Business Insider] ✈ Door Falls Off Bono’s Learjet During Flight to Berlin. [Associated Press] ✈ How drones and GoPro cameras are […]

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SpaceshipTwo [Courtesy of Virgin Galactic]
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Touch N’ Go: Virgin Galactic pilot defied the odds, New photo of the AA Dreamliner

Posted November 6, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

Touch N’ Go is updated throughout the day with our favorite AvGeek news, pictures, videos, tweets & more.) AvStories: ✈ Scaled Composites employees, friends and family of Mike and Michelle Alsbury have set up a GoFundMe for Mike’s family. [GoFundMe] ✈ New Photo of the American Airlines 787-8 and Why the Plane is a Big Deal. [NYCAviation] ✈  Virgin Galactic pilot […]

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Screenshot: F-35C Completes First Arrested Landing aboard Aircraft Carrier
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Touch N’ Go: 1st Carrier Landing for F-35C, Fly it Forward, Mike Alsbury Memorial Fund

Posted November 4, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

(Touch N’ Go is updated throughout the day with our favorite AvGeek news, pictures, videos, tweets & more.) AvNews: ✈ Scaled Composites employees, friends and family of Mike and Michelle Alsbury have set up a GoFundMe for Mike’s family. [GoFundMe] ✈ Wedding at 32,000 feet is a first for Southwest Airlines. [USA Today] ✈ Fed-Ex has saved $1.8 […]

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Screenshot from the Ryanair timelapse (watch below)
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Touch N’ Go: Plane Crash in Wichita, Woman Behind the Voice at 200 Airports, Turnaround Timelapse

Posted October 30, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

(Touch N’ Go is a collection of our favorite AvGeek news, pictures, videos, tweets & more from the day.)   AvNews: ✈ Plane Crashes into Building at Wichita Midcontinent Airport [NYCAviation] ✈ Lufthansa eyes long-haul, low-cost service with A330-200s [Runway Girl Network] ✈ Dynamic Airways to restart New York JFK-Georgetown, Guyana flights [World Airline News] ✈ VIDEO>>  Woman behind the […]

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Screenshot from the PBY-5A Catalina virtual tour -- Scroll down to #AvGeekGoodness
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Touch N’ Go: Amelia Earhart Plane Fragment Identified, Flying Car Takes to the Skies

Posted October 29, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

(Touch N’ Go is a collection of our favorite AvGeek news, pictures, videos, tweets & more from the day.)   AvNews: ✈ Amelia Earhart Plane Fragment Identified. [Discovery] ✈ Aeromobil 3.0, a flying car prototype, begins test flights. [NYCAviation] ✈ The High Cost of Cancelled Airline Flights. [24/7 Wall St.] ✈ Directing Planes, by Remote Control. [The New York […]

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[Screenshot from a P-51 making a gear-up belly landing.]
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Touch N’ Go: P-51 Belly Landing, Flight Attendants Want to Ban Electronics Again, Ebola Assumptions + More #AvGeek Goodness

Posted October 28, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

(Touch N’ Go is a collection of our favorite AvGeek news, pictures, videos, tweets & more from the day.)   AvNews: ✈ Watch This $2.2M P-51 Mustang Make A Gear-Up Belly Landing [Jalopnik] ✈ In honor of the Statue’s 128th birthday –  Taking Flight with Lady Liberty. [The National Air and Space Museum] ✈  Why it’s high […]

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[Scroll down for our Tweet of the Day, from @SParksauthor]
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Touch N’ Go: Dreamliners Losing Money, Balloon Ride Through Love Valley + more #AvGeek Goodness!

Posted October 23, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

(Touch N’ Go is a collection of our favorite AvGeek news, pictures, videos, tweets & more from the day.) AvNews: ✈  Why Boeing Keeps Losing Money on Each 787 Dreamliner [Businessweek] ✈ U.S. to Monitor Visitors from 3 West African Nations for 21 Days [Frequent Business Traveler] ✈ Showboating Pilots: Crossing the Line Between Fun and Safety. […]

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Green laser shining on an aircraft. (Photo by Dept of Transportation)
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Laser Loser Admits To Zapping Plane Over Long Island

Posted January 23, 2013 by NYCA Admin

Six months after shining a laser at a plane and a police helicopter, a Long Island man has confessed—and now faces 5 years in prison.

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Patrick M. Byrne's Salt Lake City mugshot.
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Overstock CEO Arrested At Airport Carrying Loaded Gun

Posted January 19, 2013 by NYCA Admin

Patrick Byrne, the oft-embattled CEO of Overstock.com, was arrested in Salt Lake City after TSA screeners found a gun in his carry-on.

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San Diego arrivals video
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Video: 5 Hours Of San Diego Airport Arrivals Compressed to 26 Seconds

Posted December 6, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The busiest single-runway airport in the United States gets some creative planespotting treatment from filmmaker Cy Kuckenbaker.

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This TSA sign about snow globes is no longer true, but there are still restrictions. (Photo by Scott Beale via Flickr, CC-BY-NC-ND)
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Snow Globe Expert Warns Of TSA Confusion At The Airport

Posted November 21, 2012 by NYCA Admin

TSA has relaxed their outright ban on snow globes in carry-ons, but a snow globe expert says not so fast.

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Magic Johnson's Gulfstream III (N32MJ). (Photo by Andrew W. Sieber via Flickr, CC-BY-NC)
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Fired Flight Attendant Sues Magic Johnson

Posted October 24, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Magic Johnson’s former personal flight attendant is suing the retired basketball star for wrongful termination.

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TSA baggage inspection notice. (Photo by lynn.gardner via Flickr, CC-BY-NC-SA)
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TSA To Fire or Suspend 44 Newark Airport Screeners

Posted October 19, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The Transportation Security Administration says it will fire 25 screeners and suspend another 19.

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Air France's newest Boeing 777-300ER (F-GZNL) takes off for Paris on its delivery flight. (Photo by Boeing)
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Shock: Air France Workers to Strike This Month

Posted October 18, 2012 by NYCA Admin

In a country known for its robust history of strikes, Air France employees are no different from any other profession.

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