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Aeroflot to Purchase Transaero

Russia’s largest carrier, Aeroflot, has announced it will purchase the country’s second largest carrier in a deal worth 1 Ruble.

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PHOTOS: The Inaugural New York Air Show Soars Over The Hudson Valley

The first ever New York Air Show came to Stewart International Airport this past weekend. The show featured warbirds, the aerobatics of Mike Wiskus, and several military demo teams. It was seen by thousands inside the gates and hundreds of thousands outside the gates.

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AeroSavvy Curates 15 Inspiring Aviation Quotes

Throughout the history of flight, humans have made thought provoking, inspiring, and even funny aviation quotes. Here’s a curated list of my favorites!

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THIS WEEKEND: The New York Air Show Comes to Stewart Airport

This weekend, the New York Air Show comes to Stewart International Airport. The airport is located about 90 minutes north of Midtown Manhattan.

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Emirates To Begin Serving Central America With World’s Longest Flight

Emirates will take the record of the world’s longest flight when it begins daily service to Panama’s capital in February 2016.


 
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Airways Brewing Company Proudly Reveals #AvGeek Beer

Our friends over at Airline Reporter found a brewery that combines a love of aviation with a love of craft beer.
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FAA Proposes Rules For Commercial Unmanned Aircraft System Operations

At a press conference on Sunday, the FAA announced the long-awaited proposed rules for commercial use of small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Here's what drone operators can expect.
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Last Ride on the Seven Six Two: US Airways Retires the Boeing 767

This week US Airways retired its last Boeing 767-200 after 25 years of service. NYCAviation was aboard the ceremonial final flight.
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What They Don’t Teach You in Ground School, Part I: Pushy Corporate Clients

Desperate pilots don’t stay pilots long. In the short term, they may be in the air, but in the long run, the Client Factor will make a decision for them that they simply can’t live with.
by Erika Armstrong
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7 Steps to Write a Meaningless, Yet Viral, Aviation Story

Writing quality aviation content that gets people's attention isn't easy. Why go through all that hard work when there's an easy way to create a viral article that will get you crazy page views?
by Bernie Leighton
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INTERVIEW: Air-To-Air Photography With Scott Snorteland

Recently NYCA sat down with accomplished air to air photographer Scott Snorteland to find out what it takes to pull off a successful shoot.
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Pilot and Co-pilot: What’s the Difference?

This question is one of the greatest causes of frustration for a pilot speaking to non-pilots about what it is that they do.
by Jeff Choi
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Flying in Cargo Class: The Anatomy of an Air Freighter

As an airliner flies by, cargo and passenger jets look virtually the same.. Inside a freighter, though, it's an entirely different experience.
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