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Video: Woman Forced Off Plane After Booking Wrong Destination

Posted August 6, 2014 by Phil Derner Jr.

A woman was forcefully removed from a US Airways flight bound for Portugal, after she thought she was headed to Brazil, and removed to get off the aircraft.

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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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A Culture Lost – Five Ways Federal Air Marshals Have Changed Since 9/11

Posted October 15, 2013 by Clay Biles

The Federal Air Marshal Service has a long and storied history. Unfortunately, much of the culture gained over the first 40 years that air marshals existed has been lost in the post-9/11 world.

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Ford Ecoboost 1.0L 3-cylinder engine block in a carry-on. (Photo by Ford)
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Ford Demonstrates How To Pack An Engine Block In Your Carry On

Posted November 17, 2012 by NYCA Admin

From snow globes to cranberry sauce, the TSA has rules prohibiting all sorts of items, but it seems they left engine blocks off the list.

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TSA X-Ray Body Scanners Sit Idle in Warehouse

Posted November 16, 2012 by Michael Grabell, ProPublica

It turns out that more than 90 of the controversial scanners removed from major airports will sit in a Texas warehouse indefinitely.

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On This Day in Aviation History

On this Day in Aviation History: February 5th

Posted February 5, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

The world’s first airline launches passenger service, US starts inspecting baggage, a B-47 loses a nuke, TWA starts transatlantic flights, two transcontinental flying speed records are set and more…

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A Burkhart Grob glider (N404DW) basks in the sun at Katama Airpark, Marthas Vineyard, Mass. (Photo by Matt Molnar)
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Final Call

Europe Bans X-Ray Scanners, Lady Gaga Channels Pan Am Flight Attendant: Final Call

Posted November 16, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Europe bans x-ray scanners, Gaga catches Pan Am fever, TSA under congressional scrutiny, and more…

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Final Call

Virgin America’s Website Disaster Continues: Final Call

Posted November 11, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Virgin America’s tech debacle reaches its third week, a collector accidentally ships a bomb through O’Hare, an American MD-80 hits a firetruck at DFW, and more…

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Boston Bomber Planned Remote Control Plane-Bomb Attacks on Pentagon and U.S. Capitol

Posted September 28, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A Massachusetts man was arrested and charged Wednesday with plotting to launch airborne bomb attacks on the Pentagon and U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

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New York Cops Able to Shoot Down a Plane Says Commissioner

Posted September 25, 2011 by NYCA Admin

In a television interview first aired on Sunday, New York City Police Department Commissioner Ray Kelly said that his department would have the ability to shoot down a plane if needed.

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