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Videos

Video: Spanish Air Force F/A-18 Makes Super Low Pass

Posted July 26, 2013 by Phil Derner Jr.

A good low pass video never gets old, and this one is no exception (see below). This F/A-18 being flown by the Spanish Air Force could have easily given someone a haircut had they been standing in the wrong place. Looks as though the aircraft buzzed the airfield while flying over a taxiway, at one […]

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A Lufthansa Airbus A330-300 (reg D-AIKI) touches down at JFK Airport in New York. Photo by Tom Alfano.
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On This Day in Aviation History

Lufthansa Is Founded, Ted Is Grounded: January 6 In Aviation History

Posted January 6, 2013 by NYCAviation Staff

Happy birthday to Lufthansa! United Grounds Ted, the US Marines take delivery of their first AV-8 Harrier and more…

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Geico Skytypers buzz the Verrazano Narrows Bridge. (Photo by Scott Snorteland/srsimages.com)
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Events

Blue Skies Ahead for Jones Beach Air Show This Weekend

Posted May 22, 2012 by Scott Snorteland

The 2012 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach State Park is fast approaching (get it?!) with guests such as the Blue Angels, Snowbirds, Geico Skytypers, Sean Tucker and more.

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Wreckage of the F/A-18 which crashed in Virginia Beach
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Crashes

Navy Fighter Jet Crashes Into Virginia Beach Apartment Complex

Posted April 6, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A US Navy F/A-18 fighter jet crashed in a residential area of Virginia Beach, Virginia, Friday afternoon. Both pilots were reported to have ejected, but injuries on the ground were not immediately clear.

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Diagram illustrating the routes of the Cosmos and Iridium satellites when they collided in 2009.
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On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: February 10th

Posted February 10, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

McDonnell Douglas delivers its 10,000th plane, Gary Powers is released by the Soviets, two communications satellites collide in orbit and more…

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Aviation News

Two Marines Rescued After Fighter Jet Crash off Mexican Coast

Posted August 11, 2011 by BNO News

Two U.S. Marines were rescued safely after their F/A-18 Hornet fighter jet crashed off Mexico’s Pacific coast on late Wednesday evening, officials said on Thursday.

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Aviation News

Fighter Jet Crashes at California Navy Base, Killing Two Airmen

Posted April 6, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A US Navy F/A-18 fighter jet crashed near Naval Air Station Lemoore in southern California Wednesday afternoon, killing both crewmen on board.

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On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: February 10th

Posted February 10, 2011 by NYCA Admin

McDonnell Douglas delivers its 10,000th plane, Gary Powers is released by the Soviets, two communications satellites collide in orbit and more…

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Aviation News

Boeing Completes Production of First F/A-18F Super Hornet for Royal Australian Air Force

Posted September 23, 2010 by BNO News

Boeing on Thursday announced that it has completed the production of the first F/A-18F Super Hornet for the Royal Australian Air Force.

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On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: September 13th

Posted September 13, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

Air traffic resumes for the first time following the 9/11 attacks, a Spantax Airlines DC-10 crashes in Spain, the first fixed-wing aircraft flies in Europe and more…

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