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Oshbash 2014: Twitter Meetup Focuses on General Aviation Growth

Over 100 self-proclaimed avgeeks gathered last night at EAA AirVenture Oshkosh for Oshbash, a social media meetup designed to allow Twitter friends to meet in person.

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The Ugliest Planes of All Time

I passionately submit that it does, absolutely, matter what the airplane looks like. Do we not care what our bridges and skyscrapers look like, functionality aside?

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This Day in History: NASA Officially Established

On this day in 1958, Pres. Dwight D. Eisenhower signed into law the National Aeronautics and Space Act in an effort to further advance America in space exploration.

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Analysis: A Navy SEAL Breakdown of the Sunwing SWAT Takedown

When a SWAT Team stormed a diverted Sunwing flight, many people were shocked and frightened. Former Navy SEAL Rich Graham gives un an inside view into the tactical environment.

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Awesome Vintage Aviation Photos: Across The Pond

Join us as we celebrate the airports, airlines, and aircraft of yesteryear, through the vintage aviation photos of Bill Armstrong. This week: Europe!


 
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The Honor of Being Chosen For a Captain Jason Dahl Scholarship

An aspiring pilot shares his story of being selected as one of the recipients of the Jason Dahl Memorial Scholarship for 2014.
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Up Close and Personal With a C-17 Globemaster

An aerial pairing of the C-17 Globemaster and the KC-135 Stratotanker was the recent highlight at a media day in which journalists were afforded the rare opportunity to ride along.
by Danielle Gibeault
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Rebuilding the Perception of Airline Pilots, One Passenger at at Time

Do you think the pilot is to blame when your flight hits turbulence or is delayed? Think again.
by Justin Schlechter
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DEVELOPING: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Crashes In The Desert of Mali

Contact has been lost with an Air Algerie flight between Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (OUA) and Algiers, Algeria (ALG). Flight 5017 was an MD-83 that was being flown by Spanish carrier Swiftair on behalf of the Algerian airline. T...
by Ben Granucci
 

 
 
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The Pilot Factor: A Fresh Look in Crew Resource Management

Jean Denis Marcellin's new book, The Pilot Factor, gives a readers a fresh perspective on Crew Resource Management concepts.
by Eric Auxier
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DEVELOPING: Malaysia Airlines 777 Reportedly Shot Down Over Ukraine

A Malaysia Airlines 777-200ER traveling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed in the Ukraine on Thursday after a presumed surface-to-air missile strike.
by NYCAviation Staff
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The Media’s Airplane Problem

When it comes to airplanes and pilots, mainstream journalism, like Hollywood, usually gets it wrong. Movies we can forgive. The press, however, we hold to a much higher standard.
by Patrick Smith
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Awesome Vintage Aviation Photos: North of the Border

Join us as we celebrate the airports, airlines, and aircraft of yesteryear, through the vintage aviation photos of Bill Armstrong. This week: Canada!
by John F. Ciesla
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