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Aviation News

New Photo of the American Airlines 787-8 and Why the Plane is a Big Deal

Posted November 6, 2014 by Phil Derner Jr.

There are just a few out there, but we have another exclusive American 787 photo! But what makes this one so special? We explain.

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Editorials

Watching Airplanes: Crossing Generations to Foster the Aviation Dream

Posted September 10, 2014 by Michael Lothrop

Watching airplanes is a hobby that can bridge generations and foster a love of aviation in children. One plane spotter shares a recent experience.

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Columnists

How to Pick the Best Lens For Aviation Photography

Posted July 10, 2014 by Manny Gonzalez

No matter how good a camera body you buy, a successful day of photography at your local airport or a summer airshow greatly depends on which lens you use. Photography columnist Manny Gonzalez explains what you should look for in a lens and why.

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Aviation News

St. Maarten’s Tropical Plane Spotting Paradise

Posted July 3, 2014 by Justin Schlechter

Airline pilot and columnist Justin Schlechter goes back to his aviation enthusiast roots to share the experience of his first trip to St. Maarten.

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Members of the Miami Airport Watch Program pose alongside MIA airport personnel and a 21 Air 767, (Photo: Miami Airport Watch)
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Aviation News

Miami Launches its Airport Watch Program

Posted May 8, 2014 by Mark Lawrence

Miami International Airport has a large and active planespotting community and has become the latest airport to employ spotters as an added layer of security.

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A group of New York based aviation photographers hanging out at LAX last October, doing what we love. Photo courtesy Maggie Bradley.
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Your Role in the Hobby of Plane Spotting

Posted May 8, 2014 by Phil Derner Jr.

Many people have a preconceived notion that taking photos of airliners is illegal, harmful, or dangerous. They couldn’t be any more wrong.

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Editorials

The Aircraft Viewing Areas of South Florida

Posted April 24, 2014 by Jason Rabinowitz

At three South Florida airports, an oasis for plane spotters and anyone interested in aviation awaits. NYCAviation takes you along on a tour of them!

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Enthusiast News

Photo Review: LAX Spotters Weekend 2013

Posted October 28, 2013 by NYCAviation Staff

Over 100 people came out to enjoy a weekend of LAX spotting in an event set up by PHXSpotters and NYCAviation.

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The plane spotters toolkit. Cleaning pen, cell phone battery recharger, SD card reader, and more!
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The Plane Spotters Toolkit

Posted April 4, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

So, you have decided to start plane spotting. That’s great, welcome to our hobby! You have already picked out a great camera and lens, but what else do you need to become a master plane spotter? Sure, you could just sit near your favorite airport and hope something good flies by, but you can do […]

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App Shootout: FlightRadar24 vs. Planefinder
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Enthusiast News

App Shootout: FlightRadar24 vs. Planefinder

Posted March 22, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

Which app helps plane spotters track flights the best? NYCAviation looks at two popular live-tracking options: FlightRadar24 and Planefinder.

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