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Lebanon Is South of Maine: An Outsider’s Look At UN Week

Posted September 14, 2016 by Charles Eckert

A look at NYC’s annual UN Week, and the hobby of plane spotting in general, through the eyes of a student journalist.

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It’s Back! New York’s Greatest Plane Spotting Week of the Year Returns for 2016

Posted September 14, 2016 by Ben Granucci

The New York City plane spotting extravaganza known as UN Week is back for another promising year starting this weekend.






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Daily push back rides enjoyed while interning with British Airways.
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What It Is Like To Work For An Airline As An #Avgeek

Posted October 8, 2015 by Gordon Gebert, Jr.

What is it like going from being a lifelong #avgeek to actually making it your profession? Gordon Gebert takes us through his transition.






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Pilotspotting: The Art of Recognizing a Pilot On Sight

Posted December 9, 2014 by Erika Armstrong

My friends are in awe when I’m usually correct and then I’ll verify by asking “So, what do you fly?” They’ll ask how I knew they were a pilot, but I don’t like to reveal my secrets.






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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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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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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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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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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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