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Proud in the Turboprop Crowd

In the early morning hours of May 18, 2013, US Airways Flight 4560 made a wheels-up landing at Newark Liberty International Airport. Here is an account of how the crew flying N934HA prepared for and executed a safe emergency landing, taking advantage of the Dash-8 turboprop’s unique design.

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Lebanon Is South of Maine: An Outsider’s Look At UN Week

A look at NYC’s annual UN Week, and the hobby of plane spotting in general, through the eyes of a student journalist.

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It’s Back! New York’s Greatest Plane Spotting Week of the Year Returns for 2016

The New York City plane spotting extravaganza known as UN Week is back for another promising year starting this weekend.

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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.


 
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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.
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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...
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Buying for Flying: An Investment in the Sky

"...My return on this investment is priceless."
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Jets Roar At The 2016 Fort Lauderdale Air Show

The sound of freedom filled the skies over Ft. Lauderdale Beach the weekend of May 7th and 8th, as the Ft. Lauderdale Air Show made its return.
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PHOTO TOUR: Qatar Airways A380 Visits Atlanta

Step onboard as we take a tour of Qatar Airways A380 during a recent visit to Atlanta.
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United Unveils New ‘Polaris’ Business Class Product

United Airlines introduced Polaris, a new Business Class product to be featured on long-haul international flights which the carrier hopes will be a game changer.
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PHOTOS: The Thunder Rolls at Shaw Air Force Base

Don't call it an air show! Thunder Over The Midlands highlights the best of the US Armed Forces, with a focus on how they work together.
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RFID Bag Tracking…Why?

Contributor Andrew Poure warns of the pitfalls that RFID-enabled checked bag tags will bring and why he thinks it won't work.
by Andrew Poure