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Continuous Coverage: Blizzard of 2015

Major blizzard hitting the northeast, we will keep you posted with status reports and forecasts for weather, airports and flights!

People line up at the ever-popular “Windsock” at Paine Field – the 767-2C is just about to begin its maiden flight. (Photo: Mal Muir | AirlineReporter.com) Aviation News

First Boeing 767-2C Takes Flight – First Step Towards the KC-46A

The first Boeing 767-2C, the prototype that will lead to the beginning of the KC-46 tanker program, recently made its first flight.

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Giving Pease A Chance: An Allegiant Air Flight Review

Although Spirit and Frontier may be better known, Allegiant Air has enjoyed years of profitability as an ultra low cost carrier. Contributor Michael Lothrop takes a ride down to Florida to sample their product offering.

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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.

Official pose prior to the ceremonial ribbon cutting for the Terminal 4B extension. (Photo: Douglas Wint). Airline News

Delta Completes Second Phase of JFK Expansion

Delta Air Lines has unveiled the second phase of their expansion of JFK’s Terminal 4.


 
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Your Head’s in the Clouds, Where’s Your Heart? Giving Thanks to the Aviation Community

Sure you are always thinking about aviation, but have you ever thought about how you can use your passion to give back to the aviation community?
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Deck of the USS Enterprise.

Today in Aviation History: November 25th

KLM Flight 861 is hijacked while enroute to New Dehli, aircraft carrier USS Enterprise is commissioned, the first successful parachute jump in Antarctica and more...
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Frontier Adds to the Herd with Order of Nine Airbus A321 Aircraft

Frontier Airlines is continuing their development into an ultra-low cost carrier with their order of nine Airbus A321 aircraft.
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Touch N’ Go: Launch Pad Cameras Footage of Antares Explosion

(Touch N’ Go is updated throughout the day with our favorite AvGeek news, pictures, videos, tweets & more.)   AvStories: ✈ WATCH: Up-Close Launch Pad Cameras Capture Antares ORB-3 Explosion in Frightening Detail. ...
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Artist sketches of D.B. Cooper, who vanished in 1971 with $200,000 in stolen cash.

Today in Aviation History: November 24th

DB Cooper jumps out of a Northwest Orient plane, BOAC is formed through a merger, and more...
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Iconic Kennedy Space Center Countdown Clock seen here retires
NASA’s 135th and final shuttle mission takes flight on July 8, 2011 at 11:29 a.m. from the Kennedy Space Center in Florida bound for the ISS and the high frontier with Chris Ferguson as Space Shuttle Commander. Credit: Ken Kremer/kenkremer.com

Iconic Kennedy Space Center Countdown Clock Retires

Space enthusiasts say goodbye to Kennedy Space Center's iconic Countdown Clock after years of poor weather and decades of unforgiving time have visibly taken their toll.
by Ken Kremer, UniverseToday.com
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Delta Air Lines Signs With Airbus For Fleet Renewal

Delta Air Lines has selected the A330-900neo and A350-900 for its future widebody fleet to replace its aging 747 and 767 aircraft.
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Touch N’ Go: Amazon Looking for Drone Pilots, C-2A Greyhound Anniversary Video

(Touch N’ Go is updated throughout the day with our favorite AvGeek news, pictures, videos, tweets & more.)   AvStories: ✈ Russia moving MiG-31 fighter jets near Ukraine border. [Washington Times] ✈ Mesmerizing...
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