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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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