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How Ya Doin’? Visiting Newark’s FAA Control Tower

Posted November 4, 2013 by Ben Granucci

Recently, we had the opportunity to visit the air traffic control tower at Newark Liberty International Airport. Here’s a look at how they do things in one of the nations busiest control towers.

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Reagan National Airport control tower. (Photo by dbking via Wikimedia Commons, CC BY)
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Touch and Go

Air Traffic Control Error Nearly Causes Three-Plane Collision Over DC

Posted August 2, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Three US Airways jets nearly collided when an air traffic controller messed up at Reagan National.

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Newark Liberty International Airport control tower.
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Government News

Newark Airport Control Tower Evacuated Due to Smoke [UPDATED]

Posted July 10, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Flights into Newark Liberty Airport were halted Tuesday afternoon after smoke was reported in the control tower’s elevator shaft.

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Westchester County Airport's control tower, which Fox 5 reports will be responsible for the apocalypse.
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Blog

Debunking the Sleeping Westchester Airport Air Traffic Controllers Story

Posted February 28, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Last week, Joe Walden from New York’s Fox 5 fueled up the trusty news van with a tank of hyperbole and ventured out to Westchester County Airport, where he was met by all sorts of dastardly wrongdoing that could potentially kill every man, woman and child in the tri-state area. Or not.

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Somewhere over China, a Qatar Airways Boeing 777 makes a banking right turn
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Aviation News

Final Call: Are Boeing and Airbus Building Too Many Planes?

Posted February 22, 2012 by NYCA Admin

One leasing company CEO says Boeing and Airbus are unlikely to sell all the planes in their order book, a man is subdued after chanting “Allah akbar” on a plane, Continental’s days are numbered, and more…

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Government News

Hundreds of Flights Grounded as Frankfurt Air Traffic Controllers Strike

Posted February 17, 2012 by BNO News

More than 400 flights have been canceled at Frankfurt Airport in Germany after ground controllers launched a two-day strike over a wage dispute on Thursday.

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A UPS Airbus A300 (N166UP) delivering Christmas cheer to Des Moines
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Final Call

Final Call: Man Tries to Smuggle 247 Live Animals Onto Plane, Major Southwest and AirTran Unions Agree to Seniority Pacts

Posted December 27, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Pilots and flight attendants at the newly merged Southwest and AirTran have agreed to combine their seniority lists, travel sites are pissed at Google, more claims of dangerous radiation from TSA scanners, and more…

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Aviation News

German Air Traffic Controllers Set to Strike Tuesday Morning

Posted August 8, 2011 by BNO News

The German Trade Union of Air Traffic Control has called on its 5,500 members to participate in a six-hour strike on Tuesday morning, risking major disruption.

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Airline News

Audio: Lufthansa and EgyptAir Jets in Near Collision at JFK Airport

Posted June 22, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Listen as a Lufthansa Airbus A340-600 is forced to abort its takeoff roll when an EgyptAir 777-300ER nearly crosses right in front of it at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York.

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Aviation News

How the Media Blew That Michelle Obama ‘Close Call’ Story: A Pilot’s Take

Posted April 22, 2011 by Justin Schlechter

Blaring headlines of the First Lady’s supposed brush with death were hysterically overhyped, says this airline pilot.

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