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PHOTOS: Onboard With the A350 XWB’s Americas Demo Tour

NYCAviation contributor and passenger experience guru Jason Rabinowitz takes us onboard the A350 C

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Remember That One Time Donald Trump Owned an Airline?

With Donald Trump being all over the news of late, we take a look back at the Trump Shuttle.

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DOJ’s “Collusion”: You Scratch My Airplane’s Back, I’ll Scratch Yours

The Department of Justice’s charges of collusion at multiple airlines should come as no surprise to the ironic actions of none other than…
The Department of Justice.

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Seven Safety Tips For Traveling to Dangerous Places

The world can be a very unforgiving place when you step off the path of paved tourism. Here are some tips when visiting “less desired” places.

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Four Engines vs. Two: The Surprising Mathematical Guarantee of Safety

One would think that an aircraft with additional engines would provide even better performance on normal takeoffs, but the extra engines actually reduces it.


 
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Last Ride on the Seven Six Two: US Airways Retires the Boeing 767

This week US Airways retired its last Boeing 767-200 after 25 years of service. NYCAviation was aboard the ceremonial final flight.
by Justin Cederholm
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What They Don’t Teach You in Ground School, Part I: Pushy Corporate Clients

Desperate pilots don’t stay pilots long. In the short term, they may be in the air, but in the long run, the Client Factor will make a decision for them that they simply can’t live with.
by Erika Armstrong
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7 Steps to Write a Meaningless, Yet Viral, Aviation Story

Writing quality aviation content that gets people's attention isn't easy. Why go through all that hard work when there's an easy way to create a viral article that will get you crazy page views?
by Bernie Leighton
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INTERVIEW: Air-To-Air Photography With Scott Snorteland

Recently NYCA sat down with accomplished air to air photographer Scott Snorteland to find out what it takes to pull off a successful shoot.
by NYCAviation Staff
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Pilot and Co-pilot: What’s the Difference?

This question is one of the greatest causes of frustration for a pilot speaking to non-pilots about what it is that they do.
by Jeff Choi
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Flying in Cargo Class: The Anatomy of an Air Freighter

As an airliner flies by, cargo and passenger jets look virtually the same.. Inside a freighter, though, it's an entirely different experience.
by Ken Hoke
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On the Wings of Giants: Airbus Banks on the Beluga

Throughout Airbus’ first two decades in the business, its competitors at Boeing would joke that “Every Airbus is delivered on the wings of a Boeing.”
by Paul Thompson
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Video: Crosswind + Downpour = Awesome Landing

Crosswind landings at BHX are intense, but add to it a sheet of rain and, well, see for yourself...
by Phil Derner Jr.
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