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THIS WEEKEND: The New York Air Show Comes to Stewart Airport

This weekend, the New York Air Show comes to Stewart International Airport. The airport is located about 90 minutes north of Midtown Manhattan.

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Emirates To Begin Serving Central America With World’s Longest Flight

Emirates will take the record of the world’s longest flight when it begins daily service to Panama’s capital in February 2016.

Hundreds of post-convention bags wait to be sent to their flights. Photo by Paul Thompson. Columnists

Walmart’s Mass Exodus from Denver Forces Airlines to Work Together

Employees from Alaska Airlines, Delta and Southwest, along with an airport service contractor all worked together in the intense Colorado sun to sort bags and get them to the right airlines and the right flights as they came off the trucks. I even overheard someone say, “One airport, one team.”

Sometimes, figuring out how to get inside the fence for the first time is the hardest part. Photo by Ben Granucci, NYCAviation Columnists

7 Steps to Become a Pilot

“As strange as it seems, stepping into the thought process that you actually want to be a pilot, rather than having an abstract desire, is your first step.”

Goodyear Blimp Wingfoot One Manufacturer News

Goodyear Set to Retire Spirit of America

On June 30, Spirit of America wrapped up her final promotional tour to the Pacific Northwest. NYCAviation was given the opportunity to ride along.


 
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Rhode Island Air Show Fills the Skies over Quonset Point

The gorgeous light combined with this year’s outstanding lineup was the perfect formula for plenty of full memory cards and great photos.
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American Express Opens The Centurion Lounge at Miami International Airport

In response to cardholder feedback, the new lounges offer an experience similar to the one AmEx offered in its previous partnership with American Airlines.
by Mark Lawrence
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Video: Two Air Show Aircraft Collide, One Crash Lands on Beach

Bystanders caught video of two light aircraft colliding during an Italian air show yesterday killing one pilot and injuring another.
by Phil Derner Jr.
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The murder-suicide by the pilot of Germanwings 9525 has raised questions on how to address the mental and emotional health of pilots.

The Name Alone of FAA’s New “Pilot Fitness Aviation Rulemaking Committee” Proves Wrong Philosophy

The murder-suicide by the pilot of Germanwings 9525 has raised questions on how to address the mental and emotional health of pilots.
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This unique formation of the American Airpower Museum's P-47 and P-40 with John Klatt Airshows took place Saturday before the show over the beach.  Photo Scott Snorteland

Photos: 2015 Bethpage Airshow Takes to the Skies Over NYC

The return of the USAF Thunderbirds for the first time since 2011 helped draw 116,000 people to Bethpage on Saturday, and double that on Sunday.
by Scott Snorteland
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All Settled In: The American Airlines 787 Experience Two Weeks Later

Now that the fanfare of their initial launch has died down, what is it like to fly the new American 787? What sets this aircraft apart? Jeremy Dando explores and explains.
by Jeremy Dando
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Anatomy of a Story: Why the ‘Airliner Hacking’ Claim is Bull

A recent claim in a Wired article has people fearing that control of their airliners can be taken over by a hacker. We explain why this is utterly ridiculous.
by John Steffen and Phil Derner Jr.
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Over the Edge: How Safe Are La Guardia’s ‘Short’ Runways?

For decades, La Guardia Airport has been known for its short runways. Are they truly safe for us to takeoff and land on?
by Phil Derner Jr.
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