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Horsepower (Not Horses) Takes Center Stage at Famed Ascot Racecourse

Planes soared over the famed Ascot Racecourse in England during the latest stop on the Red Bull Air Race World Championship tour. NYCA was there to see the action firsthand.

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Man Versus Machine in the Aviation World

As the amount of technology in aircraft has increased, so has the number of computers involved and the reliance on them for the aircraft’s operation.

The Airplane movie frame was funny the first 80 times an airline had a computer failure. Blog

Or How About We Cut Delta Some Slack?

Well, that power outage turned into a mess. But as much as the “big bad airlines” can disrupt our plans, are we going too hard on Delta?

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Survive an Aircraft Evacuation

Increase your chances of surviving an emergency evacuation by creating a game plan before departure.

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The Dangers of Post-Crash Speculation

Oh, speculation. The social by-product of any disaster. How I loathe it.


 
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PHOTO TOUR: Step Onboard Qatar Airways A350-900XWB

Recently, NYCAviation was invited onboard one of Qatar Airways' A350-900XWBs. While onboard, we had a chance to tour the entire plane as well as to speak with representatives of both the airline and Airbus. Here is a ...
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Qatar Airways Begins Scheduled Service to Philadelphia with the A350

Wearing the livery of Qatar Airways, the first Airbus A350 XWB to begin scheduled service to the United States landed at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) on the morning of Friday, January 1st. Flight 727 arriv...
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So You Got A Drone For The Holidays! Now What?

Did you recently unwrap a new drone? Here's what you need to know in order to fly it safely and legally.
by Jay Haapala
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EVA Air Continues US Growth with Daylight JFK Service

EVA Air continues its US expansion with additional flights to JFK.
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Left Behind by the On-Time Machine

On-time departures are a critical aspect of airline operations and how they are viewed by the flying public. However, is it worth sacrificing passenger satisfaction in some instances in order to stay on time?
by Brad Tate
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PHOTOS: Qatar Airways brings the A350-900XWB to JFK

On Tuesday, December 8, John F. Kennedy International Airport played host to the first commercial A350 flight to arrive anywhere in North America.
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Airbus A380 Pilot Contacts Photographer Who Shot Plane High Above Boston

A great story of a photographer that took an incredible shot of a massive A380 from 7 miles below, who managed to connect with the pilot afterward.
by Mark Garfinkel
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The 1,000mph Business Jet Might Actually Happen

The Aerion AS2, known as the "Concorde of Business Jets," has been bolstered by an order of 20 aircraft from FlexJet which was announced at NBAA in Las Vegas recently.
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