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What They Don’t Teach You in Ground School, Part II: Mistresses, Wives and the Mile High Club

(Editor’s note: part one of this series can be read here.) The flustered aircraft salesman walks past the front desk of the FBO pulling at his tie, a permanent blush to his cheeks; for some reason, he can’t look me in the eye. Next in through the sliding doors is the flight crew looking similarly […]

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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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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.

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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?


 
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The mounting point for the Space Shuttle seen here on the SCA has this funny reminder on it.

Today in Aviation History: December 2nd

Airbus launches the A320neo program, NASA's Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft flies for the first time, LaGuardia Airport in New York opens for business, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff

 
 
Computer rendering of a Ryanair 737 MAX 200. [Courtesy of Boeing]

Touch N’ Go: Boeing Hits Milestone for NASA, Ryanair finalizes 737 Max 200 order

(Touch N’ Go is updated throughout the day with our favorite AvGeek news, pictures, videos, tweets & more.)   AvStories: ✈ Ryanair finalizes 737 MAX 200 Boeing order. [Seattle Times] ✈ A Complete Guide to Aviat...
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The Evolution of Airline Crew Resource Management

Human error has been cited as a contributing factor in over 70% of aviation accidents. The evolution of Crew Resource Management over the past 35 years has helped to greatly reduce the number of major airline accidents.
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A TWA Boeing 707-300 at Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport. (Photo by Michel Gilliand via wikimedia)

Today in Aviation History: December 1st

TWA ceases operations, Northwest Orient Flight 6231 crashes in NY, the Civil Air Patrol is born, and more...
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Screenshot: Russian passengers push plane that was frozen to the ground

Touch N’ Go: Passengers push plane frozen to the ground, Thanksgiving message from the ISS

(Touch N’ Go is updated throughout the day with our favorite AvGeek news, pictures, videos, tweets & more.)   AvStories: ✈ Passengers push frozen plane to runway (VIDEO). [RT] ✈ KLM’s refit of its Boeing 777-...
by Tracy Lachowicz
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Your Head’s in the Clouds, Where’s Your Heart? Giving Thanks to the Aviation Community

Sure you are always thinking about aviation, but have you ever thought about how you can use your passion to give back to the aviation community?
by Eric Auxier
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Deck of the USS Enterprise.

Today in Aviation History: November 25th

KLM Flight 861 is hijacked while enroute to New Dehli, aircraft carrier USS Enterprise is commissioned, the first successful parachute jump in Antarctica and more...
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Frontier Adds to the Herd with Order of Nine Airbus A321 Aircraft

Frontier Airlines is continuing their development into an ultra-low cost carrier with their order of nine Airbus A321 aircraft.
by David Lynn
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