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A UTAir Antonov An-24 does its best monster truck impression. Editorials

#TBT: Is This The Most Dangerous Takeoff Ever Captured On Video?

These old Russian planes were built to plow through just about anything within reason, but these pilots throw reason into the mud.

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Showboating Pilots: The Line Between Fun and Safety

Some fortunate pilots get the opportunity to live out their inner Maverick in a transport jet. Sometimes, it’s done with prior practice and planning; sometimes, not so much.

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TAME Commences Fort Lauderdale Service

Ecuadorian national carrier TAME recently commenced its new passenger service to southern Florida when flight 562 landed at daybreak at Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport.

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The USO Welcomes Traveling Servicemembers Through New York

For many years, the options for a servicemember to relax in a lounge before or after a flight through the New York City airports were extremely limited. However, on September 17, 2014, that all changed for those soldiers traveling through John F. Kennedy International Airport. That day saw the opening of the United Service Organization (USO) […]

Turkey's brand new A330-200 arriving at JFK for UN Week. Spotting Review

PHOTOS: Look Who Visited During UN Week 2014!

In late September, plane spotters converged on New York City for the annual UN Week. Take a look at which aircraft paid the area a visit.


 
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Frontier’s New Livery: A Tribute to the Past, Present and Future

Frontier Airlines today unveiled a new livery that pays homage to its history, commitment to its customers and desire to move forward.
by Sarina Houston
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The Detailed Changes of Southwest’s New Scheme and Their Historic Past Paints

Southwest Airlines unveiled a new livery and logo Monday morning as part of a rebranding effort being undertaken by the Dallas-based airline.
by Ben Granucci
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Ryanair and Boeing to Launch New 737 MAX 200

Ryanair today announced that they will be the launch customer for the Boeing 737 MAX 200. The European low-cost carrier placed an order for 100 of the new variant.
by Phil Derner Jr.
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Flight path of N900KN, from FlightAware.com.

Private Aircraft Becomes Unresponsive Over US, Crashes Near Jamaica

A private aircraft that departed Rochester, New York, intending to land in Naples, Florida, crashes off of the coast of Jamaica after becoming unresponsive to air traffic control.
by NYCAviation Staff
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A Day in AvGeek Heaven With a Fairey Gannett

Manufactured 1954 by the Fairey Corporation and named after one of the world’s fastest sea birds known for its dive-bombing skills on unsuspecting fish, XT752 herself is a wonder to behold.
by Eric Auxier
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Third Time Lucky – Flight Review of Etihad Airways Pearl Business Class

Having experienced Etihad first class (and perhaps less fortunate to experience its economy class), I had a chance to try its Pearl Business Class cabin.
by Jacob Pfleger
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This Libyan Airbus A320 (5A-LAI) is not going anywhere for a while.

Are There Really 11 Missing Aircraft in Libya Threatening a 9/11 Repeat?

An anonymous US government official says 11 aircraft are missing from Libya and threatening a repeat 9/11 attack. Are they a threat? Are they even missing?
by Phil Derner Jr.
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A sightseeing helicopter circles over the Statue of Liberty (Photo:Skyride.com)

No More Helicopter Tours? New York and New Jersey Officials Seek a Ban

Sightseeing helicopter tours are an increasingly popular attraction for NYC tourists. However they have also become increasingly unpopular among local residents and politicians, who are calling for them to be banned.
by Nate Anderson
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