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Red Bull Stratos will make a second launch attempt Sunday morning. (Photo by Red Bull Stratos)
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Live Video: Red Bull Stratos and Felix Baumgartner Skydive Sunday

Posted October 14, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Weather permitting, Felix Baumgartner will attempt again to pull off the highest skydive in history at around 11:15 AM EDT Sunday morning.

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Felix Baumgartner during a Red Bull Stratos test jump. (Photo by Red Bull Stratos)
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Live Video: Felix Baumgartner Skydives From the Edge of Space

Posted October 9, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Weather permitting, at around 1:30 PM ET (11:30 AM MDT) Tuesday, Felix Baumgartner will step out of a balloon 120,000 feet above New Mexico.

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British Island Airways BAC One-Eleven (G-AXBB "Island Entente") seen at Basle, France. (Photo by Eduard Marmet, via Wikipedia)
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On This Day in Aviation History

First Flight of the BAC One-Eleven: August 20 in Aviation History

Posted August 20, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

First successful skydive from a plane, first scheduled airship service, launch of the Voyager 2 spacecraft, first flight test of the GE-36 propfan engine and more…

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Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental taking off on a test flight
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FAA Scrutinizing Skydiver Sex Stunt, ANA Smacks New 787 Into Jetbridge: Final Call

Posted October 20, 2011 by NYCA Admin

ANA accidentally bumped their first 787 into a jetbridge, the FAA investigates the safety of two skydivers having sex in a plane, a Virgin Australia is blown away by a Qantas 747′s jetblast, and more…

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VIDEO: Army Parachute Jumper Gets Caught on Flagpole at Texas Rangers Game

Posted August 26, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

A US Army Golden Knight hit a bit of a snag while descending into Rangers Ballpark Wednesday night.

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