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A New Perspective on Aviation Safety, Post-9/11

Aviation accidents after 9/11 brought about a reminder of how we must all learn about and address aviation safety.

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A Runway Dream Comes True in Fort Lauderdale

FLL has over the past few years become one of the fastest growing airports in the United States, and is celebrating the opening of a second runway.

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Condor Airlines Gives Insight on What Makes a Leisure Airline Move

You may have never heard of Condor Airlines, but they’re one you should get to know. NYCAviation was among the media dignitaries invited to attend a conclave at Condor headquarters to become acquainted with Germany’s rising star airline.

Paul Mantz, Amelia Earhart, Harry Manning and Fred Noonan, Oakland, California, 

March 17, 1937, before the first around-the-world attempt. Image via WikimediaCommons History

Fred Noonan: More Than Just Amelia Earhart’s Navigator

Fred Noonan may be best known as Amelia Earhart’s navigator, but his contributions to aviation stretch far beyond that fateful flight.

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UN Week: New York’s Greatest Plane Spotting Week of the Year

Each September, the leaders of the world converge on New York City for what is known as UN Week. The many VIP aircraft that arrive during this time make this week a plane spotter’s paradise. Here is a look at where you should go to join in the fun and what you might see.


 
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Is Flying in Africa Unsafe?

Aviation in Africa has a poor reputation for safety, but many African nations are stepping up efforts to improve flight safety in the continent.
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Video: Watch DC-10 Fire Tanker Nose Dive Over a Mountain

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), an...
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SimpliFlying Awards Honor the Best Airlines in Social Media

The Annual SimpliFlying Awards for Social Media Excellence were held last Friday in Brooklyn, NY. Take a look at who was recognized and what they have done.
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David Park Brown at the TAM Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) facility.

#SelfieSunday with AirlinerReporter.com’s David Parker Brown

This week's #SelfieSunday guest is Airline Reporter's David Parker Brown!
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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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Watching Airplanes: Crossing Generations to Foster the Aviation Dream

Watching airplanes is a hobby that can bridge generations and foster a love of aviation in children. One plane spotter shares a recent experience.
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Frontier’s New Livery: A Tribute to the Past, Present and Future

Frontier Airlines today unveiled a new livery that pays homage to its history, commitment to its customers and desire to move forward.
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The Detailed Changes of Southwest’s New Scheme and Their Historic Past Paints

Southwest Airlines unveiled a new livery and logo Monday morning as part of a rebranding effort being undertaken by the Dallas-based airline.
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