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Larger Airports Such As JFK Will Remain Unaffected.
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FAA to Close 137 Control Towers Due to Sequestration

Posted March 6, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

Sequestration To Shut Down 137 Control Towers on April 7th.

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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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Blog

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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FAA To Order 757 Fuselage Inspections After Holes and Cracks Found

Posted December 10, 2010 by BNO News

Aviation regulators will order tougher inspections of hundreds of Boeing 757 planes worldwide, after a recent in-flight incident that left a hole in the fuselage of an American Airlines plane.

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Enthusiast News

FAA Clears Santa’s New NextGen-Equipped Sleigh for Flights

Posted December 24, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) safety inspectors have given the thumbs-up for the reindeer-powered sleigh known as Santa One to fly on Christmas Eve so Santa Claus can deliver presents to children around the world. The approval came after a thorough inspection of the aircraft at the North Pole.

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USAir Flight 5050 crashed at the end of La Guardia Airport's runway 31 after a rejected takeoff, killing 2.
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Education

Losing an Engine on Takeoff: Abort It or Floor It?

Posted September 25, 2014 by David J. Williams

Engine failure on takeoff. Yikes! David Williams teaches us how pilots deal with the frightening prospect and the training that goes into making sure everyone comes out alive.

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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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Construction workers examine blueprints inside the new Sky Club.
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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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