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How You Can Still Fly Safely With Broken Plane Parts: Part 1

Don’t worry; we fly with stuff broken or missing all the time. Here’s how we do it while keeping you perfectly safe.

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China Eastern Airlines Updates its Fleet and its Look

China Eastern Airlines took delivery of its first 777-300ER on Wednesday. NYCAviation was there to take a look at the airline’s new aircraft and new look.

Retrieval of American Airlines 587's tail section. Blog

A New Perspective on Aviation Safety, Post-9/11

Aviation accidents after 9/11 brought about a reminder of how we must all learn about and address aviation safety.

(Photo by John Magero) Airport News

A Runway Dream Comes True in Fort Lauderdale

FLL has over the past few years become one of the fastest growing airports in the United States, and is celebrating the opening of a second runway.

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Condor Airlines Gives Insight on What Makes a Leisure Airline Move

You may have never heard of Condor Airlines, but they’re one you should get to know. NYCAviation was among the media dignitaries invited to attend a conclave at Condor headquarters to become acquainted with Germany’s rising star airline.


 
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This Libyan Airbus A320 (5A-LAI) is not going anywhere for a while.

Are There Really 11 Missing Aircraft in Libya Threatening a 9/11 Repeat?

An anonymous US government official says 11 aircraft are missing from Libya and threatening a repeat 9/11 attack. Are they a threat? Are they even missing?
by Phil Derner Jr.
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A sightseeing helicopter circles over the Statue of Liberty (Photo:Skyride.com)

No More Helicopter Tours? New York and New Jersey Officials Seek a Ban

Sightseeing helicopter tours are an increasingly popular attraction for NYC tourists. However they have also become increasingly unpopular among local residents and politicians, who are calling for them to be banned.
by Nate Anderson
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A British Airways (Operated by Comair) 737-800.

Comair – South Africa’s Alternative

South African Airways is the best known airline in South Africa, but there are two other longstanding airlines providing service in the region. Mark Lawrence was on location for an in-depth profile of the Comair Group airlines,...
by Mark Lawrence
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Aviation Exploration Apprenticeship students at a tour of American Airlines' ORD maintenance hangar.

AeroStar Leads The Way With a Training Pipeline for Future Aviators

Simply being the CEO of an aviation consulting firm wasn't enough for Tammera Holmes. She had to help young people learn to embrace aviation as well.
by Gabe Andino
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Werner Franz, Last Surviving Hindenburg Crew Member, Has Died

The last surviving crewmember from the Hindenburg Disaster has died at the age of 92. He was just days shy of his 15th birthday when the airship crashed.
by Dan Grossman
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Inside the Washington DC ARTCC. Image courtesy Federal Aviation Administration

Beyond the Tower: The Controllers That Guide You the Rest of the Way

An air traffic controller takes us beyond the tower to see just how many steps go in to guiding your flight safely along.
by Eddie Trujillo
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(Photo by Art Brett)

The Little Airport That Could: La Guardia’s Tri-Jet Heavies

The story of how widebody tri-jets showed up at LGA, and how they drifted away, as told and wonderfully illustrated by planespotters.
by Brian Futterman
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Many airlines are trading 737-700s for larger 737-800s as they come off lease. Southwest, however, is more than happy to have the smaller birds – Photo: Bernie Leighton | AirlineReporter

Why are Airlines Continually Ordering Larger Aircraft?

The reason, as always, comes down to the most important question an airline has to answer: “what makes the most profit?”
by Bernie Leighton
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