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Cockpit Jumpseating: The Best Seat in the House

Working in aviation brings me some of the greatest experiences of my life. Few of them come close to being able to ride up front in airliners in the cockpit jumpseat.

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Awesome Vintage Aviation Photos: Welcome to New York!

Join us as we celebrate the airports, airlines, and aircraft of yesteryear, through the vintage aviation photos of Bill Armstrong. This week: LaGuardia!

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AvGeeks Celebrate National Aviation Day!

Celebrate National Aviation Day with us by using the hashtag #AvDay to tell us what aviation means to you!

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Researching Weather and Climate Change at 35,000ft

Over 40 years ago, airliners started being used to collect high altitude air samples for climate research. Today that research continues, and has been expanded to improve weather forecasting and also better understand the effects of climate change.

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Come Along As We Cross the Pacific – An Inside Look

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to ride on the flight deck during an ocean crossing? How does the flight crew prepare for the flight and what do they do along the way?


 
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The winter sun shines nicely on this Ted Airbus A320 N479UA in Las Vegas

On This Day in Aviation History: February 12th

Continental/Colgan Flight 3407 crashes in upstate New York, an Iran Air Tu-154 crashes into a mountain, United's Ted low cost subsidiary begins operations, an Air Rhodesia flight is shot down in South Africa and more...
by NYCAviation Staff

 
 
The Airbus A380 passes the Prudential Building in Boston while approaching Runway 33L. (Photo by Mark Garfinkel)

PHOTOS: Airbus Sneaks A380 Into Boston

An Airbus A380 made a surprise visit to Boston Logan Airport today for proving runs, the first visit for the type. Great coverage was still obtained thanks to Matt Tomlin and Mark Garfinkel, who were on the scene as the US gets...
by Phil Derner Jr.

 

 
Wreckage of Lynyrd Skynyrd's crashed Convair 240.

Lynyrd Skynyrd Tour Plane Crashes in Mississippi: October 20 in Aviation History

Three members of Lynyrd Skynyrd are killed in a plane crash, a huge air race from England to Australia takes off, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff

 
 
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The Logbook

In today's daily digest, Mike Tyson gets arrested for boxing, Midwest adds SFO and RDU, Trump's 727 is for sale, British Airways merger with Iberia, a JetLink Air CRJ hits a terminal in Rwanada, Hawaiian's 80th anniversary and ...
by Phil Derner Jr.

 
 
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AeroMexico 767s Return to JFK June 1st

AeroMexico will upgrade service for the summer season by bringing 767s back to JFK again beginning June 1. Flights 402/403 between MEX-JFK will operate twice a week. The 767-300 is in the carrier’s new livery.
by NYCA Admin

 

 
Iraqi Airways 727 at Paris-Orly

Iraqi Government Firms Up 787 Buy

The Government of Iraq finalized their previously announced deal to purchase 10 Boeing 787-8 airliners for Iraqi Airways.
by Mark Lawrence

 
 
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JetBlue to Remain New York’s Hometown Airline

JetBlue Airways announced today that it is keeping its headquarters in New York City, following a year of speculation that the company might move out of the area to reduce costs.
by NYCA Admin

 
 
"Ole Blue Eyes" begins its way around the taxiways for a departure off of JFK's Runway 22R, along with "True Blue" and "Baby Blue." Photo by Eric Dunetz

11 Photos Celebrating 10 Years of JetBlue

New York's bluest hometown airline turns the big 1-0 today. Here are some of favorite photos of jetBlue in action. Happy birthday!
by NYCA Admin