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Horsepower (Not Horses) Takes Center Stage at Famed Ascot Racecourse

Planes soared over the famed Ascot Racecourse in England during the latest stop on the Red Bull Air Race World Championship tour. NYCA was there to see the action firsthand.

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Man Versus Machine in the Aviation World

As the amount of technology in aircraft has increased, so has the number of computers involved and the reliance on them for the aircraft’s operation.

The Airplane movie frame was funny the first 80 times an airline had a computer failure. Blog

Or How About We Cut Delta Some Slack?

Well, that power outage turned into a mess. But as much as the “big bad airlines” can disrupt our plans, are we going too hard on Delta?

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Survive an Aircraft Evacuation

Increase your chances of surviving an emergency evacuation by creating a game plan before departure.

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The Dangers of Post-Crash Speculation

Oh, speculation. The social by-product of any disaster. How I loathe it.


 
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Chris Rhoades, TWA F/A General Manager scans the names of the passengers and crew of TWA 800.

Revisiting TWA 800 Twenty Years Later

Twenty years have passed since TWA 800 went down off the coast of Long Island. William Rizzo visited the memorial to the victims on the anniversary of the disaster.
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Orbis Unveils Its New Flying Eye Hospital

Orbis International recently unveiled its third generation Flying Eye Hospital, an MD-10, with which it will continue its efforts to fight preventable blindness around the world.
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The First Look at Tom Hanks as Sully

Check out the first trailer for the highly anticipated film "Sully" starring Tom Hanks!
by Gabe Andino
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Lt. Scott "MacGruber" Lindahl firing up the under the watchful eye of Chief Girouard

Behind the Scenes with the U.S. Navy TACDEMO Team

NYCAviation had the privilege of getting a behind the scenes look at the U.S. Navy Tactical Demonstration Team during the Quonset Point Airshow.
by Mark Kolanowski
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PHOTOS: The RIANG Open House and Airshow

The 2016 installment of the Rhode Island National Guard Open House and Airshow was a bittersweet and unique weekend of aerial entertainment that overcame numerous challenges from Mother Nature and the performance schedule durin...
by Mark Kolanowski
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Solar Impulse lands in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania

TRACK IT LIVE: Solar Impulse 2 Attempts Transatlantic Flight to Seville.

Solar Impulse 2 is on its way to Seville, Spain! Track the flight here during its 4 day flight.
by Ben Granucci
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LATAM Airlines Brazil Prepares Its Operation for Rio 2016 Olympics

With the summer Olympic and Paralympic Games coming to Rio de Janeiro later this summer, LATAM airlines has spent the past 12 months preparing for the expected jump in air travelers and cargo descending upon Brazil. In their re...
by Stephanie Gehman
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Buying for Flying: An Investment in the Sky

"...My return on this investment is priceless."
by Erika Armstrong
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