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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.

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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.

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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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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!
by John F. Ciesla
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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!
by Phil Derner Jr.
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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 effec...
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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?
by Ken Hoke
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Orville Wright Talks First Flight for #SelfieSunday

Who better than to start our weekly Selfie Sunday series than the first man in flight, Orville Wright?
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Rise of the Independence at Space Center Houston

As hundreds of onlookers watched, the 171,860 pound (86 ton) space shuttle Independence replica gently rose off its mobile transporter and onto the the NASA905 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft.
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Cathay Pacific Bids Farewell to the 747 at SFO

Cathay Pacific bids a fond farewell to the Queen of the Skies, and looks forward to the future with replacements from Boeing and Airbus.
by Eric McKirdy
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Photo by Kaz T

Delta Air Lines Moves LGA-BOS Shuttle Flights to Terminal C

Delta Air Lines today announced that the New York operations of its Delta Shuttle flights to Boston Logan will move from LaGuardia’s Marine Air Terminal to Terminal C beginning November 2.
by Nate Anderson
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