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PHOTOS: The Three Remaining WB-57Fs Take Flight Over Houston

Residents of Houston Texas were given a rare treat last Thursday: A formation flight by the only three remaining airworthy B-57s, NASA’s WB-57Fs.

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Captain: A Double-Edged Sword

By the simple act of firing one of their own for keeping passengers alive, they have brought the wrath of an entire industry into an incident which wouldn’t normally get a second look.

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A Double Dream: Qatar Airways Takes Home Two New 787s

Qatar Airways took delivery of 2 787-8 Dreamliners recently in Everett, WA, and NYCAviation was there for the festivities!

Automated Passport Control kiosks from SITA at JetBlue's JFK Customs Facility. Photo courtesy Ben Granucci, NYCAviation. Columnists

The Impact of Travel Technologies on Efficient Airport Operations

Recent advances in biometric and robotic technology have opened new doors for airports to improve the passenger experience.

Daily push back rides enjoyed while interning with British Airways. Aviation News

What It Is Like To Work For An Airline As An #Avgeek

What is it like going from being a lifelong #avgeek to actually making it your profession? Gordon Gebert takes us through his transition.

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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.
by Mark Kolanowski


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.

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.
by Erika Armstrong

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



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


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.


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.