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PHOTOS: The Three Remaining WB-57Fs Take Flight Over Houston

Residents of Houston Texas were given a rare treat last Thursday: A formation flight by the only three remaining airworthy B-57s, NASA’s WB-57Fs.

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Captain: A Double-Edged Sword

By the simple act of firing one of their own for keeping passengers alive, they have brought the wrath of an entire industry into an incident which wouldn’t normally get a second look.

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A Double Dream: Qatar Airways Takes Home Two New 787s

Qatar Airways took delivery of 2 787-8 Dreamliners recently in Everett, WA, and NYCAviation was there for the festivities!

Automated Passport Control kiosks from SITA at JetBlue's JFK Customs Facility. Photo courtesy Ben Granucci, NYCAviation. Columnists

The Impact of Travel Technologies on Efficient Airport Operations

Recent advances in biometric and robotic technology have opened new doors for airports to improve the passenger experience.

Daily push back rides enjoyed while interning with British Airways. Aviation News

What It Is Like To Work For An Airline As An #Avgeek

What is it like going from being a lifelong #avgeek to actually making it your profession? Gordon Gebert takes us through his transition.

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Total Turbulence Helps Guide Flights To Smoother Skies

Real-time turbulence reports are now crowdsourced directly from flights en route. However, it's the planes -- not the passengers -- doing the talking.
by Paul Thompson


REVEALED: The Dirty Truth About Chemtrails (Satire)

"Captain X" Takes us inside the cockpit and reveals the TRUTH about chemtrails.
by Ken Hoke



Fatal Facts: Analyzing the Truth Behind Airline Crash Safety Statistics

We always hear how safe air travel is, referenced with various brief stats and phrases, but where do they come from? Here's the air travel safety breakdown.
by Phil Derner Jr.


Emirates Continues Its Foray Into North America

Emirates' focus on acquiring large capacity aircraft follows a non-traditional path that is admired by many, and a cause for concern for others.
by Douglas Wint


A Real Solution to Suicide-Murder By Pilot? The 7 Past Incidents to Learn From

What can be changed in order to prevent another Germanwings 9525 from happening? Is there a foolproof solution? We learn from these past events...
by Phil Derner Jr.



Lurking Behind the Germanwings Cockpit Door

In light of the tragic news earlier today, Columnist Erika Armstrong explores the culture of those who fly professionally and the ultimate betrayal among their ranks.
by Erika Armstrong


DEVELOPING: Germanwings Flight 9525 Intentionally Crashed In The French Alps

A Germanwings aircraft flying between Barcelona and Dusseldorf has crashed in the French Alps Northwest of Nice. The aircraft was reported to be an Airbus A320. Initial reports from the French Government are that no survivors ...
by Ben Granucci


What Happens Behind the Cockpit Door?

Passengers often wonder what goes on behind the closed door of the cockpit. Ericka Armstrong provides a glimpse into what pilots are doing during each phase of flight.
by Erika Armstrong