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Cockpit Jumpseating: The Best Seat in the House

Working in aviation brings me some of the greatest experiences of my life. Few of them come close to being able to ride up front in airliners in the cockpit jumpseat.

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Awesome Vintage Aviation Photos: Welcome to New York!

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

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AvGeeks Celebrate National Aviation Day!

Celebrate National Aviation Day with us by using the hashtag #AvDay to tell us what aviation means to you!

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Researching Weather and Climate Change at 35,000ft

Over 40 years ago, airliners started being used to collect high altitude air samples for climate research. Today that research continues, and has been expanded to improve weather forecasting and also better understand the effects of climate change.

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Come Along As We Cross the Pacific – An Inside Look

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to ride on the flight deck during an ocean crossing? How does the flight crew prepare for the flight and what do they do along the way?


 
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Delta Air Lines Moves LGA-BOS Shuttle Flights to Terminal C

Delta Air Lines today announced that the New York operations of its Delta Shuttle flights to Boston Logan will move from LaGuardia’s Marine Air Terminal to Terminal C beginning November 2.
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Checking out Southwest’s Culture-Centric HQ

One loyal flier goes beyond the plane to experience the culture inside Southwest Airlines' headquarters.
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Perfect Weather On Tap For This Weekend’s Greenwood Lake Airshow

The 2014 Greenwood Lake Airshow is happening this weekend in West Milford, NJ. Airshow correspondant Scott Snorteland tells us what to expect at the show.
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LIVE: Watch “Rise of Independence,” Space Shuttle Raised Onto 747 in Houston

Watch live as the space shuttle replica Independence is raised and mounted onto the 747 shuttle carrier aircraft at Johnson Space Center.
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Is Qantas Really the Safest Airline?

Qantas history is scarred by at least seven fatal incidents prior to 1951, and the carrier has been perfect ever since. Its record is an outstanding one.
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Up Close and Personal with the Cast of Airplane Repo

Standing in a tight circle at EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, the cast of Discovery Channel's Airplane Repo looked like they could be ready to repossess an airplane or two.
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Awesome Vintage Aviation Photos: The Northeast

Join us as we celebrate the airports, airlines, and aircraft of yesteryear, through the vintage aviation photos of Bill Armstrong. This week: The Northeast!
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A Look Inside Delta Air Lines

Delta Air Lines recently opened its doors to give NYCA an inside look at how one of the largest airlines on the planet operates.
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