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Test aircraft ZA102, piloted by 787 Chief Test Pilot Capt. Mike Carriker, touches down on its final certification flight, a 90-minute hop from Billings, Mont
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Boeing 787 Completes Certification Test Flights

Posted August 18, 2011 by Brandon Farris

What started as a dream back in 2004 with an announcement on Wall Street, All Nippon Airways and Boeing launched an all new aircraft that was then called the 7E7 Dreamliner. On Wednesday, the dream inched closer to reality, as the state-of-the-art jet now known as the 787 completed all of its FAA-required certification test flights.

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The Story Behind the New ‘Pilot’s Bill of Rights’ Law

Posted August 13, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

The new Pilot’s Bill of Rights Law has many wondering why such rights didn’t already exist, but what does it mean for pilots? More importantly, what brought it about?






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FAA Headquarters in Washington DC. (Photo by Matthew Bisanz, via Wikimedia Commons)
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Did FAA Managers Urge Employees to Vote Democrat?

Posted September 5, 2012 by NYCA Admin

FAA managers illegally told workers that Republican wins would mean budget cuts for the agency, according to a government transparency group.






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Who Should Pay After The Reno Air Races Disaster?

Posted September 19, 2011 by Max Kennerly

Aviation attorney Max Kennerly offers insight into the possible legal repercussions of the Reno Air Race tragedy which left 10 dead and dozens more injured.






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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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FAA Air Traffic Control Chief Quits Amidst Sleeping Controllers Firestorm

Posted April 16, 2011 by BNO News

Hank Krakowski, the head of Air Traffic Organization for the FAA, resigned Thursday following weeks of criticism over reports of sleeping air traffic controllers.






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Editorials

The Long Term Effects of The “Reducing Flight Delays Act of 2013″

Posted May 1, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

When the federal government enacted its sequestration plan, it hit the Federal Aviation Administration in several ways; The closing of many contracted control towers, as well as the furloughing of air traffic controllers. When the controllers began to be furloughed, the national air space devolved into chaos. Flight delays topping four hours in the Northeast, […]

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Government Killed 2,900 New York Geese in Wake of US Airways ‘Miracle on the Hudson’ Accident

Posted February 8, 2011 by NYCA Admin

The USDA exterminated over 2,900 Canada geese from parks in and around New York City following the ditching of US Airways Flight 1549 in the Hudson River, according to an official report.






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US Airline Passengers Expected to Double in 20 Years

Posted March 9, 2012 by BNO News

Airline passenger travel in the United States is expected to nearly double in the next 20 years, reaching 1.2 billion passengers per year in 2032, the FAA said in its annual forecast.






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Boeing 747-8 Freighter Receives Certification from FAA and EASA

Posted August 20, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A little over two weeks after completing over 3,400 hours of flight testing, on Friday the Boeing 747-8 Freighter was deemed flightworthy and received certification from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration and the European Aviation Safety Agency.






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