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Video: Mesmerizing Display of 6,000 Flights in UK Airspace

Posted November 20, 2014 by Phil Derner Jr.

The skies over the UK are filled with thousands of daily flights. Check out this impressive visualization of how UK Air Traffic Control choreographs flights into and out of one of the busiest airspaces in the world.

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Video: AeroMobil 3.0 Fly Car Begins Testing

Posted October 29, 2014 by Phil Derner Jr.

AeroMobil 3.0, a flying car, has been operating test flights this month, operating off of grass runways.

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Video: Watch DC-10 Fire Tanker Nose Dive Over a Mountain

Posted September 15, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

Fire trucks are cool. Airliners are cool, too. Combine the two, using an aircraft type that we don’t get to see much of these days, and you have the DC-10 Fire Tanker. Three of them are in existence (910, 911 and 912), and they are capable of spreading fire retardant over a mile long, a […]

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Video: Woman Forced Off Plane After Booking Wrong Destination

Posted August 6, 2014 by Phil Derner Jr.

A woman was forcefully removed from a US Airways flight bound for Portugal, after she thought she was headed to Brazil, and removed to get off the aircraft.

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Video: A Must-See AvGeek Music Montage by Airborne Films

Posted June 11, 2014 by Phil Derner Jr.

Take a break and watch a great collection of HD aviation clips to feed your daily need for AvGeek!

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JFK Tower: Our Favorite ATC Audio Clips

Posted April 16, 2014 by Jason Rabinowitz

The air traffic control radio waves can be hectic at times, and New York’s JFK Airport has more than its fair share of interesting ATC recordings. From tower controllers playing comedian, to foreign pilots not quite understanding their directions perfectly, the frequencies at JFK can be quite entertaining and at times, scary. Here is a […]

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Livin’ the Dream! Another Day in the Life of an Airline Pilot

Posted February 11, 2014 by Eric Auxier

Some say pilots are “livin’ the dream”. And some…might be right! Follow a day in the life of an airline pilot through the eyes, and camera, of Cap’n Aux.

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Video: The Painting of JetBlue’s FDNY “Blue Bravest” Airbus

Posted October 30, 2013 by NYCAviation Staff

JetBlue has share a video showing the painting of their FDNY “Blue Bravest” Airbus A320.

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The Top 10 Airline Safety Demonstrations

Posted October 16, 2013 by Stephen Weisbrot

Years and years of the same old demonstrations have forced airlines to step up their creative game with some new engaging content. Here are the top ten.

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Video: Spanish Air Force F/A-18 Makes Super Low Pass

Posted July 26, 2013 by Phil Derner Jr.

A good low pass video never gets old, and this one is no exception (see below). This F/A-18 being flown by the Spanish Air Force could have easily given someone a haircut had they been standing in the wrong place. Looks as though the aircraft buzzed the airfield while flying over a taxiway, at one […]

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Video: Airbus A330 Engine Failure Causes Aborted Takeoff

Posted June 25, 2013 by Phil Derner Jr.

Video was captured of an Airbus A330 aborting its takeoff at Manchester Airport after experiencing engine failure.

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VIDEO: National Air Cargo 747 Crashes at Bagram, Afghanistan

Posted April 30, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

On Monday morning, a National Air Cargo Boeing 747-400 N949CA, operated on behalf of US Mobility Command, has crashed just after takeoff from Bagram Air Base with 7 crew members on board. The following is a dashcam video showing the full crash. You can see the aircraft’s nose pitch up heavily, stall, then fall to […]

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‘The Daily Show’ Explains Why Congress Worked Together To End FAA Furloughs

Posted April 30, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

Typically, it takes months for Congress to come to any sort of meaningful bipartisan decision. Last week, however, Congress managed to fix the FAA furloughs in a matter of days. Why? ‘The Daily Show’ takes a look. The Daily Show with Jon Stewart Mon – Thurs 11p / 10c Cut Punters www.thedailyshow.com Daily Show Full […]

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Video: Boeing Presents 787 Fix to the World

Posted March 14, 2013 by Phil Derner Jr.

In a webcast in Japan early Friday (late Thursday for the United States), Boeing briefed the world on the causes and solutions to the battery incidents that had ground the 787 fleet since mid-January.

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Video: Syrian Fighters Shooting at an Airliner? NYCAviation Investigates

Posted February 1, 2013 by Phil Derner Jr.

A video appears online showing men shooting at a 747 as it approaches to land. What happens? Whose plane is it? NYCA digs deeper.

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Video: Car Camera Captures Airliner Crashing Onto Moscow Highway

Posted December 29, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The Saturday crash of a Red Wings Airlines Tupolev Tu-204 was captured by the dashboard-mounted camera of a car.

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Video: AWACS Jet Nearly Crashes Into Tanker During Refueling Mission

Posted October 20, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A couple of AWACS pilots and a KC-135 tanker boom operator each probably needed a new pair of pants after this incident.

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Video: Cargo Plane Nearly Hits Planespotters After Landing Short of Runway

Posted October 17, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

A Transall C-160 cargo aircraft being delivered to a German museum touched down short of the runway, almost hitting waiting enthusiasts.

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Video: Stephen Colbert Talks Chinese Aviation With James Fallows

Posted July 25, 2012 by NYCA Admin

China’s burgeoning aerospace industry is something to pay attention to. But their airlines do not yet have honey roasted peanuts.

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Video: Incredible Airbus A380 Flight Demo at Farnborough

Posted July 16, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

The second Airbus A380 for Malaysia Airlines put on quite the performance at the Farnborough Airshow last week.

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