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Behind the Scenes with the U.S. Navy TACDEMO Team

NYCAviation had the privilege of getting a behind the scenes look at the U.S. Navy Tactical Demonstration Team during the Quonset Point Airshow.

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PHOTOS: The RIANG Open House and Airshow

The 2016 installment of the Rhode Island National Guard Open House and Airshow was a bittersweet and unique weekend of aerial entertainment that overcame numerous challenges from Mother Nature and the performance schedule during a difficult time for the airshow industry. June 2, 2016 was a dark day for the American military demonstration teams. Maj. […]

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TRACK IT LIVE: Solar Impulse 2 Attempts Transatlantic Flight to Seville.

Solar Impulse 2 is on its way to Seville, Spain! Track the flight here during its 4 day flight.

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LATAM Airlines Brazil Prepares Its Operation for Rio 2016 Olympics

With the summer Olympic and Paralympic Games coming to Rio de Janeiro later this summer, LATAM airlines has spent the past 12 months preparing for the expected jump in air travelers and cargo descending upon Brazil. In their recent press release, LATAM estimates they will carry approximately 25 percent of the public Olympic spectators and […]

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Buying for Flying: An Investment in the Sky

“…My return on this investment is priceless.”


 
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Automated Passport Control kiosks from SITA at JetBlue's JFK Customs Facility. Photo courtesy Ben Granucci, NYCAviation.

The Impact of Travel Technologies on Efficient Airport Operations

Recent advances in biometric and robotic technology have opened new doors for airports to improve the passenger experience.
by Zina Aziz
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What It Is Like To Work For An Airline As An #Avgeek

What is it like going from being a lifelong #avgeek to actually making it your profession? Gordon Gebert takes us through his transition.
by Gordon Gebert, Jr.
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ETOPS – Enhancing Safety On Long Flights

As a passenger, you might see the word "ETOPS" stenciled on airplanes. What does ETOPS mean and why is it important?
by Ken Hoke
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Divert (From the Pilot’s Point Of View)

The vast majority of airline flights reach their destination as planned. Occasionally bad weather or other factors cause flight crews to have to divert to an alternate airport, disrupting both the airline's and passenger's plan...
by Brad Tate
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Blue Collar on a White Shirt

When an oil pressure gauge starts to move in flight, pilots use both colors of their collar and open up several learned skills at once.
by Erika Armstrong
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After 37 Years, Remembering the Horrors and Sacrifices of PSA Flight 182

It has been 37 years since San Diego residents and the viewing public endured the crash of PSA Flight 182, and the tragic events from that 1978 day are not forgotten.
by Phil Derner Jr.
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New York’s Greatest Plane Spotting Week of the Year Returns for 2015

It's almost time again for New York City's greatest plane spotting week of the year. UN Week is a little later than usual this year, but promises to be just as exciting.
by Ben Granucci
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Why Student Pilots Quit

There are 120,000 student pilots right now debating what to do next.
by Erika Armstrong
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