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Delta Air Lines Signs With Airbus For Fleet Renewal

Delta Air Lines has selected the A330-900neo and A350-900 for its future widebody fleet to replace its aging 747 and 767 aircraft.

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EXCLUSIVE: On the Flight Deck with 787 Test Pilot Heather Ross

NYCAviation goes behind the scenes to learn how a Boeing head test pilot views the success of the 787, pivotal moments during testing, and more.

Chris Hadfield, the first Canadian to walk in space – Photo: Scott Parazynski | NASA Columnists

Canada’s Homegrown Astronaut: Chris Hadfield

In an era where most astronauts are fairly anonymous, Colonel Chris Hadfield enjoys rock star-type popularity. Colonel Hadfield shares some of his amazing experiences in space with us.

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Approaches: Pilots Are Still Flying ‘Em!

In a day when the flight deck is filled with automation, pilots love the opportunity to grab the controls and navigate their airplane to a challenging yet safe landing.

A JetBlue E190 flies over the Lincoln Memorial, as viewed from the World War II Memorial. Editorials

Honoring Our Soldiers: A Very Special JetBlue Flight to Washington DC

Yesterday, we had the honor of joining JetBlue on a special flight, with a special plane, to Washington DC for a few of our nation’s soldiers and veterans.


 
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Bell X-2 Starbuster

Today in Aviation History: November 18th

Boeing's first monoplane makes its first flight, the X-15 sets a Mach 6 speed record, the Battle of Berlin begins, and more...
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"Front door" to the KLM's jet apartment

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KC-97 refueling a B-47 bomber

Today in Aviation History: November 17th

President John F. Kennedy dedicates Dulles International Airport, the Soviets land a robot on the Moon, the Daily Mail offers a prize for the first London-Manchester flight, and more...
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Ely takes off from the USS Birmingham, Hampton Roads, Virginia

Today in Aviation History: November 14th

Female aviator Amy Johnson breaks a speed record, Southern Airways Flight 932 crashes with the Marshall University football team, the 747-8 program is launched, and more...
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Approaches: Pilots Are Still Flying ‘Em!

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