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NASA 905 Spreads Her Wings in New Texas Exhibit

After a two-night roll through the streets in April 2014, NASA 905 was reassembled at Space Center Houston and mated with a full-scale orbiter mockup.

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Why An FAA Rule Change Won’t Stop Student Pilots

Aviation medical examiners will no longer issue student pilot certificates under a new rule adopted by the FAA. Unlike the old rules, starting on April 1 (yes, April Fool’s Day), these new certificates will never expire and students will receive hard plastic certificates, separate from their medical certificate. Currently, a student pilot obtains a combination […]

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Derner Travel Forecast: Winter Storm “Jonas”

Winter Storm “Jonas” is approaching the Northeast. How will is affect weekend travel in and out of New York and DC? We give you continuous forecasts and advice.

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ANALYSIS: Could Spirit be looking to merge with Frontier?

Following last week’s abrupt departure of Spirit Airlines CEO Ben Baldanza, ZIna Aziz explores whether the airline’s future could include a merger with Frontier Airlines.

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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 look at what it was like in and around the aircraft.


 
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Four Engines vs. Two: The Surprising Mathematical Guarantee of Safety

One would think that an aircraft with additional engines would provide even better performance on normal takeoffs, but the extra engines actually reduces it.
by David J. Williams
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Plane Crash Forensics: The Reality of How Victims are Identified

There is no "CSI: Aviation." Identifying plane crash victims and returning them to their families is a long, tedious process that must be done right.
by Stephen Richey
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Airline Globalization’s History: Once An Advantage, Now a Threat

The debate between U.S legacy airlines and the "ME3" has been getting hotter and hotter, though airline globalization has been around since the beginning.
by John Steffen
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Pilot Shortage: Where’d All the Pilots Go?

The reasons why 80% of student pilots drop out have also always been the same; lack of money and the high demands of the industry.
by Erika Armstrong
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Rhode Island Air Show Fills the Skies over Quonset Point

The gorgeous light combined with this year’s outstanding lineup was the perfect formula for plenty of full memory cards and great photos.
by Mark Kolanowski
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American Express Opens The Centurion Lounge at Miami International Airport

In response to cardholder feedback, the new lounges offer an experience similar to the one AmEx offered in its previous partnership with American Airlines.
by Mark Lawrence
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Video: Two Air Show Aircraft Collide, One Crash Lands on Beach

Bystanders caught video of two light aircraft colliding during an Italian air show yesterday killing one pilot and injuring another.
by Phil Derner Jr.
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The murder-suicide by the pilot of Germanwings 9525 has raised questions on how to address the mental and emotional health of pilots.

The Name Alone of FAA’s New “Pilot Fitness Aviation Rulemaking Committee” Proves Wrong Philosophy

The murder-suicide by the pilot of Germanwings 9525 has raised questions on how to address the mental and emotional health of pilots.
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