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Photos & Video: La Guardia Circa 1947 Teaches of Airport’s Additional Runways & United DC-4 Crash

Posted February 25, 2016 by Phil Derner Jr.

Old school LGA video gives the chance for a to learn about the crash of United Flight 521 and President Truman’s Air Force One.

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Photo Courtesy NYCAviation Contributing Photographer Sergio Cardona.
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Delta MD-88 Goes Off of Runway at LGA

Posted March 5, 2015 by Phil Derner Jr.

A Delta Air Lines MD-88 slid off a runway and crashed into an embankment at New York’s La Guardia Airport this morning.






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Flying from JFK to LGA is still faster than driving on the Van Wyck
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The LaGuardia Curfew Revisited: Why Your Late Flight Ended Up At JFK

Posted May 1, 2014 by Jason Rabinowitz

The weather in NYC is getting warmer, and that means that the infamous overnight curfew at LaGuardia Airport is back. What does it mean for your flight?






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BREAKING: Settlement Agreement in American/US Airways Merger

Posted November 12, 2013 by NYCAviation Staff

Late Tuesday morning, NYCAviation recieved word that American Airlines and US Airways had reached an antitrust settlement with the United States Department of Justice. This settlement will allow the merger to move forward, but at a significant cost in terms of both slot pairs and gates at both airlines hubs.






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@shimmerskies A clearer picture here @NYCAviation @SouthwestAir pic.twitter.com/xzIMS6pjcA
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UPDATED: Southwest 737 Nose Gear Collapse at LGA

Posted July 24, 2013 by NYCAviation Staff

UPDATE: Friday 7-26-13 New video has surfaced on YouTube today from the inside of Southwest 345 as the Boeing 737 landed at LaGuardia. The video clearly shows that the aircraft did not flare at all, and impact with the runway was quite forceful. Shortly after coming to a stop, a passenger is heard saying “there’s […]

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Close Call For A Delta 747 and Shuttle America E170- What Really Happened?

Posted June 21, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

Early Friday morning, news started to spread about that the FAA was investigating a “near miss” that occurred between between a Delta 747 and a Shuttle America Embraer E170 on June 13th. According to WABC in New York, one account has the two aircraft coming within 100 feet of each other, quite a dubious claim […]

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Relaxing in the engine of a 767 after landing in Romania in 2007. Oh, and the engine wasn't on.
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Looking Back: Fueling a Life of Aviation

Posted March 13, 2013 by Phil Derner Jr.

Every aviation enthusiast has a collection of small stories that they can reminisce on to think about how they developed their passion for all that flies. This is mine.






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Southwest Shows Interest in Buying LaGuardia and National Slots if Delta and US Complete Swap

Posted March 5, 2010 by Julie Vessigault

Some scarce flight slots at LGA and DCA will hit the market if Delta and US go along with the DOT’s stipulations for their slot swap, and Southwest seems to be interested in scooping some up.






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The Logbook: Another Air France A330 Atlantic Emergency

Posted November 30, 2009 by Phil Derner Jr.

In today’s daily digest, an eerie near-repeat of Air France 447 as its replacement flight declares Mayday over the Atlantic! Also, Atlantis comes home with amazing photos and video, a woman calls in a bomb threat for a very sane reason, a FedEx plane gives a Southwest winglet a manicure and more!






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Two F/A-18s Perform High Speed Flyby at La Guardia

Posted September 25, 2009 by Phil Derner Jr.

A pair of Hornets from VFC-12 out of NAS Oceana showed off their stuff by buzzing LGA this afternoon, taking a few passes at the runway and entertaining all who were able to witness it.






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