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The Honor of Being Chosen For a Captain Jason Dahl Scholarship

An aspiring pilot shares his story of being selected as one of the recipients of the Jason Dahl Memorial Scholarship for 2014.

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Up Close and Personal With a C-17 Globemaster

An aerial pairing of the C-17 Globemaster and the KC-135 Stratotanker was the recent highlight at a media day in which journalists were afforded the rare opportunity to ride along.

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DEVELOPING: Air Algerie Flight 5017 Crashes In The Desert of Mali

Contact has been lost with an Air Algerie flight between Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (OUA) and Algiers, Algeria (ALG). Flight 5017 was an MD-83 that was being flown by Spanish carrier Swiftair on behalf of the Algerian airline. The aircraft had 110 passengers and 6 crew members onboard. Air traffic controllers lost contact with the plane […]

Pilot Factor Crop Book Reviews

The Pilot Factor: A Fresh Look in Crew Resource Management

Jean Denis Marcellin’s new book, The Pilot Factor, gives a readers a fresh perspective on Crew Resource Management concepts.

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DEVELOPING: Malaysia Airlines 777 Reportedly Shot Down Over Ukraine

A Malaysia Airlines 777-200ER traveling from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur crashed in the Ukraine on Thursday after a presumed surface-to-air missile strike.


 
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Prepping to Relive the Greatest Week of Geek

NYCAviation Founder Phil Derner Jr. shares his thoughts as he returns to Los Angeles for the Airliners International convention.
by Phil Derner Jr.
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“The Why” Behind Accidental Door Slide Deployments

An Emergency Slide Inflated into the Cabin of a United Airlines 737. What Went Wrong? Plus: Evacuation Etiquette, and Everything You Need to Know About Doors.
by Patrick Smith
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Awesome Vintage Aviation Photos, Part Two: Chicago’s Midway and O’Hare

Join us as we celebrate the airports, airlines, and aircraft of yesteryear, through the vintage aviation photos of Bill Armstrong. This week: the Chicago airports of Midway and O'Hare.
by John F. Ciesla
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Lanseria International Airport – Can Do Done Right

On my recent trip to South Africa, I was privileged to be able to spend some time with the staff of this incredible airport to find out operationally how the airport is run and some insight into successes past and present.
by Mark Lawrence
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British Airways Launches 787 Service to PHL

On July 1, British Airways introduced Boeing 787 service into Philadelphia International Airport with Flight 69V, the 2nd of two daily nonstops from London Heathrow.
by William Rizzo
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Hurricane Arthur Forecast and Development (UPDATED 5PM Thursday)

As of 8am EDT (12z), now Hurricane Arthur was located about 300mi SW of Cape Hatteras, NC / 150mi SSW of Cape Fear, NC.
by Adam Daum and NYCA Staff
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#TBT: St. Maarten’s Tropical Plane Spotting Paradise

Airline pilot and columnist Justin Schlechter goes back to his aviation enthusiast roots to share the experience of his first trip to St. Maarten.
by Justin Schlechter
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The Yin & Yang of Airline Identity (Part One)

Since the dawn of civil aviation, airlines have been devising and revising what they believe to be meaningful identities. But it’s the logo around which everything else revolves.
by Patrick Smith
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