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Awesome Vintage Aviation Photos: New York International Airport

Posted August 26, 2014 by John F. Ciesla

Join us as we celebrate the airports, airlines, and aircraft of yesteryear, through the vintage aviation photos of Bill Armstrong. This week: JFK and its predecessor, New York International Airport.

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An IAGOS air sensor inlet (Photo: iagos.org)
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Researching Weather and Climate Change at 35,000ft

Posted August 18, 2014 by Gabe Andino

Over 40 years ago, airliners started being used to collect high altitude air samples for climate research. Today that research continues, and has been expanded to improve weather forecasting and also better understand the effects of climate change.

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Air France's newest Boeing 777-300ER (F-GZNL) takes off for Paris on its delivery flight. (Photo by Boeing)
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Shock: Air France Workers to Strike This Month

Posted October 18, 2012 by NYCA Admin

In a country known for its robust history of strikes, Air France employees are no different from any other profession.

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Air France and Delta tails lined up in Paris. (Photo by Mathieu Marquer via Flickr, CC-BY-SA)
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Delta Invades Paris With New Flights From Newark, Boston and Atlanta

Posted October 5, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Delta Air Lines on Friday announced plans to step up service to Paris and Amsterdam in 2013 from a number of US cities.

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The first Boeing 737-100 (N73700) in house colors. (Photo by Boeing)
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April 9th in Aviation History: Boeing 737′s First Test Flight, Air France Launches Second Concorde Route

Posted April 9, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Boeing flies the 737 for the first time, the first British-built Concorde flies, the Tupolev Tu-114 sets a world speed record for props, a Japanese plane flies to London, and more…

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Air France's newest Boeing 777-300ER (F-GZNL) takes off for Paris on its delivery flight. (Photo by Boeing)
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Air France Receives 60th Boeing 777 Airliner

Posted April 4, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Air France this week received its 60th Boeing 777 passenger jet and the first to feature the airline’s new lie-flat Alize Premium Economy product.

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Patent drawing of the Aerial Steam Carriage soaring over the Thames River, circa 1843.
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March 28th in Aviation History: Aerial Steam Carriage Earns First Patent for a Propeller-Driven Aircraft

Posted March 28, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

William Samuel Henson’s Aerial Steam Carriage is granted a patent in 1843, Air France flies its last Caravelle service, Air Afrique is founded, first plane taken down by sabotage, and more…

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An U.S. Navy Douglas A-4E Skyhawk aircraft (BuNo 151194) from Attack Squadron VA-164 Ghost Riders en route to a target in North Vietnam
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February 26th in Aviation History: First Scheduled Service Between England and Africa and United’s Twitter Gets Hacked

Posted February 26, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Eastern Air Lines Flight 21 crashes with the airline’s President on board, A-4 Skyhawk production ends, Philippine Airlines is founded, Piedmont carries its millionth passenger, and more…

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Final Call: New 787 Skin Concerns at Boeing, Air France Jet Gets Covered in Bird Blood

Posted February 4, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Boeing inspecting 787s for new problems with its composite skin, LAX faces an uphill battle to win more international travel, an Air France Airbus plows into a flock of birds, and more…

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Air France-KLM Inks Firm Order for 25 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners

Posted January 10, 2012 by NYCA Admin

KLM will begin receiving Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners in 2016 with a new order worth up to $11.4 billion.

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