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Maintenance Editorials

PHOTOS: Touring the China Airlines Maintenance Hangar

While in Taipei recently, Contributor Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren had a chance to tour China Airlines maintenance hangar.

Soaring NV’s gliders at Minden-Tahoe Airport – the LS4, two Duo Discus, two ASK-21s.
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Gone Gliding – Part Two

Howard Slutsken’s gone gliding, and taking us along for the ride! Follow along as he guides us through the preflight process and take-off.

VirginAmericaInFlight4-HIRES Columnists

Virgin America: Still the Best In Class?

Virgin America still maintains a clear edge; its product is competitive, and the vibe hasn’t been replicated elsewhere. But other airlines are taking aim.

Columnists

Pilotspotting: The Art of Recognizing a Pilot On Sight

My friends are in awe when I’m usually correct and then I’ll verify by asking “So, what do you fly?” They’ll ask how I knew they were a pilot, but I don’t like to reveal my secrets.

IMG_0510 Editorials

Flight Review: China Airlines’ New 777-300ER Wows Passengers

Join us as we experience Taiwan-based China Airlines’ brand new 777-300ER first hand on a flight that will not soon be forgotten.


 
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Today in Aviation History: November 14th

Female aviator Amy Johnson breaks a speed record, Southern Airways Flight 932 crashes with the Marshall University football team, the 747-8 program is launched, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff

 
 
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Approaches: Pilots Are Still Flying ‘Em!

In a day when the flight deck is filled with automation, pilots love the opportunity to grab the controls and navigate their airplane to a challenging yet safe landing.
by Justin Schlechter
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Touch N’ Go: A-10 Cockpit Video, Recovering Lost WWII Planes, Bono’s Jet Loses Door During Flight

Touch N’ Go is updated throughout the day with our favorite AvGeek news, pictures, videos, tweets & more.)   AvStories: ✈ This Incredible Video Will Bring You As Close As You’ll Get To Piloting An A-10 Warth...
by NYCAviation Staff
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Comet 67P on 19 September 2014, as seen by Rosetta.

Better than Bieber, Rosetta’s Comet Sings Strange, Seductive Song

Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko is singing a song to the tune of frogs, purring and ping pong balls, and it's beautiful.
by Bob King at Universe Today
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A JetBlue E190 flies over the Lincoln Memorial, as viewed from the World War II Memorial.

Honoring Our Soldiers: A Very Special JetBlue Flight to Washington DC

Yesterday, we had the honor of joining JetBlue on a special flight, with a special plane, to Washington DC for a few of our nation's soldiers and veterans.
by Ben Granucci
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Routehappy Partners with Expedia, Helps Improve Passenger Experience

Starting this week, all users of the flight search site Expedia will benefit from full use of Routehappy’s Scores and Happiness Factors.
by Jason Rabinowitz
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Seattle Museum of Flight Receives Boeing Dreamliner ZA003

More than 6000 people watched as the museum became the first in the world to receive and showcase Boeing's newest state-of-the-art aircraft.
by Brandon Farris
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JetBlue's latest special livery, Vets In Blue, arriving at JFK for the first time. Photo courtesy Jason Rabinowitz.

Photos: JetBlue Honors Our Veterans With a Stunning New Special Livery

This morning, JetBlue officially unveiled their latest special livery, honoring the veterans of the US Armed Forces. We take a look at the new livery, along with the Airline's other special liveries and tailfins.
by Ben Granucci
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