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    Solar Impulse headed to NYC (JFK?)

    Hi folks - it's been a long time and I'm wondering why I chose the BORKE intersection as my somewhat dorky username.

    Anyway - the Solar Impulse will be landing at ABE (Lehigh Valley) this evening...
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    Aurora Borealis on a flight from London to NY

    Hey folks.....saw this on Gothamist and YouTube:

    http://gothamist.com/2013/12/26/best_aurora_borealis_video.php


    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=okNSvH20Qlo
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    Take a look at the article, video and, most...

    Take a look at the article, video and, most importantly, comments from the Wichita Eagle. It's priceless to have something like that happen in a place where so many folks are deeply connected to the...
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    Airline Seats for Sale in Astoria, NY

    Just fyi - there are a bunch of airline seats for sale at Build It Green (www.bignyc.org) in Astoria, NY.

    Here's a link to the pictures:...
  5. American Airpower Statue of Liberty Flyover - Sunday 9/1 at 1 p.m.

    Hey folks,

    If you are near FRG, the Hudson River or the Statue of Liberty, there's going to be a flyover tomorrow at 1 p.m..
    See below from NotifyNYC's website:
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    I hope they decide to land on a weekend or July...

    I hope they decide to land on a weekend or July 4th - that would be spectacular. Does anyone have the N-number so we can track it?
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    When I was six, my Dad took my brother and I on a...

    When I was six, my Dad took my brother and I on a seaplane ride out of the Little Ferry, NJ seaplane base near Teterboro Airport. From that point I was hooked to the point that I had my 7th birthday...
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    >>Isn't Biden riding on Amtrak going to create...

    >>Isn't Biden riding on Amtrak going to create massive security hassles and inconveniences for everybody else who uses the system that particular day?

    I recall a tweet I read about someone who was...
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    Vinny - definitely a nice job of being in the...

    Vinny - definitely a nice job of being in the right spot at the right time! The Gothamist blog just ran a story and you might want to contact them to see if they'd be interested in the pictures. ...
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    Status of HARP Hangar?

    Does anyone know the status of the HARP Hangar and planes at Floyd Bennett Field? Just wondering post-Sandy.....
  11. Thread: What Do You Do?

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    Wow - how can I possibly follow that? :biggrin: ...

    Wow - how can I possibly follow that? :biggrin: As an instructional designer at a University in New York City, I help faculty members and instructors refine and improve their teaching, often times...
  12. Thread: Sad News

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    Phil, My deepest condolences to you, Gina,...

    Phil,

    My deepest condolences to you, Gina, Steve and the entire NYC Aviation family. While I didn't know Matt personally, I truly appreciated his articles, posts here and Tweets that helped me to...
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    You were at the right place at the right time! Is...

    You were at the right place at the right time! Is it possible that this could've been a no flaps landing, hence the emergency?
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    Incredible 787 Video.....

    I came across this website, which has cockpit video from inside the 787, in my wanderings on the Internet http://www.newairplane.com/787/dreampass/
    Enjoy! :smile:
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    Thanks for passing that along....

    Thanks for the link to the USGS LiDAR maps and the WCBS story! I'm going to keep an eye out on the USGS and Army Corps of Engineers sites to see if they release more imagery....
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    I'm not sure if it's him or not, but Bob...

    I'm not sure if it's him or not, but Bob Coolbaugh, a retired Navy Commander from Virginia built and flew a Ely Curtiss reproduction in 2011. He landed at Floyd Bennett Field and the plane was on...
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    You are definitely not the only one who builds...

    You are definitely not the only one who builds model aircraft. Years ago I built an EA6B and a BA Concorde, but haven't built anything in a while.
    I currently have a Cessna 150 and Citation I (both...
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    Yes the cowling covers and paint job as viewed...

    Yes the cowling covers and paint job as viewed from below were very distinctive; I liked that they kept the military livery as well! While the NOTAM (listed below) regarding the mapping is effective...
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    I heard the DC-3 in the wee hours of the morning...

    I heard the DC-3 in the wee hours of the morning last week as well. Here's more information about the company, based out of Midlothian, TX: http://www.airborneimaging.net/ and the plane itself:...
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