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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.

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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.

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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?

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American Airlines Launches First Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner

After a water cannon salute at 7:30 AM, the new jet with its quiet engines spooled up and we rocketed out of Dallas-Ft. Worth on our way to Chicago.

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Let’s Scare the Passengers

If it wasn’t for company policy requiring me to go and find some smooth air, I’d just tighten my seat belt, put my arms up in the air and yell, “yeehaw!”


 
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Qatar’s A350 XWB: An Inside Look with 19 Great Photos

Qatar Airways recently unveiled the world's first A350 XWB. NYCAviation correspondant Paul Thompson was in Doha to get a first hand look.
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Giving Them Wings: The Basic Airborne Course at Fort Benning, GA

450 students doing five jumps each in two different parachutes -- in less than three days. It's impressive, and it happens at Ft. Benning almost every week.
by David Lynn
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Official pose prior to the ceremonial ribbon cutting for the Terminal 4B extension. (Photo: Douglas Wint).

Delta Completes Second Phase of JFK Expansion

Delta Air Lines has unveiled the second phase of their expansion of JFK's Terminal 4.
by Douglas Wint
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Space Travel’s Biggest Benefit – World Peace? Why We Must Venture Further

Why do we travel to space? What if there was a reason greater than technological advancements and finding a home on other planets? Dare we say...
by Phil Derner Jr.
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Holding Up to Heavy Metal: What Airport Runways Are Made Of

A mile of runway can take you anywhere. We take a look beneath the surface to see how runways are engineered and maintained.
by Gabe Andino
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On short final for a touch-and-go at Heathrow.

My First Time: Behind the Controls of a 737

Recently, I had a chance to get behind the controls of an airplane for the first time, in the left seat of a Boeing 737 simulator.
by Ben Granucci
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Air China's new Boeing 747-8i on short final at John F. Kennedy International Airport. Photo courtesy Jason Rabinowitz

PHOTOS: Air China’s 747-8i Lands at John F. Kennedy International Airport

Air China's new Boeing 747-8i arrived at JFK for the first time on Wednesday, and we've got photos of its first arrival!
by Ben Granucci
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Another amazing photo by Gordon Boettger, from 26,000 feet over the Carson Valley, during a glider wave flight

Gone Gliding Part Three – The Conclusion

In the conclusion to this three-part series, Howard Slutskin gets hooked up and towed out on his gliding adventure!
by Howard Slutsken
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