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EXCLUSIVE: On the Flight Deck with 787 Test Pilot Heather Ross

Posted November 19, 2014 by Brandon Farris

NYCAviation goes behind the scenes to learn how a Boeing head test pilot views the success of the 787, pivotal moments during testing, and more.

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Chris Hadfield, the first Canadian to walk in space – Photo: Scott Parazynski | NASA
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Canada’s Homegrown Astronaut: Chris Hadfield

Posted November 18, 2014 by Kris Hull

In an era where most astronauts are fairly anonymous, Colonel Chris Hadfield enjoys rock star-type popularity. Colonel Hadfield shares some of his amazing experiences in space with us.

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Approaches: Pilots Are Still Flying ‘Em!

Posted November 13, 2014 by Justin Schlechter

In a day when the flight deck is filled with automation, pilots love the opportunity to grab the controls and navigate their airplane to a challenging yet safe landing.

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A JetBlue E190 flies over the Lincoln Memorial, as viewed from the World War II Memorial.
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Honoring Our Soldiers: A Very Special JetBlue Flight to Washington DC

Posted November 11, 2014 by Ben Granucci

Yesterday, we had the honor of joining JetBlue on a special flight, with a special plane, to Washington DC for a few of our nation’s soldiers and veterans.

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Routehappy Partners with Expedia, Helps Improve Passenger Experience

Posted November 10, 2014 by Jason Rabinowitz

Starting this week, all users of the flight search site Expedia will benefit from full use of Routehappy’s Scores and Happiness Factors.

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Seattle Museum of Flight Receives Boeing Dreamliner ZA003

Posted November 10, 2014 by Brandon Farris

More than 6000 people watched as the museum became the first in the world to receive and showcase Boeing’s newest state-of-the-art aircraft.

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JetBlue's latest special livery, Vets In Blue, arriving at JFK for the first time. Photo courtesy Jason Rabinowitz.
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Photos: JetBlue Honors Our Veterans With a Stunning New Special Livery

Posted November 10, 2014 by Ben Granucci

This morning, JetBlue officially unveiled their latest special livery, honoring the veterans of the US Armed Forces. We take a look at the new livery, along with the Airline’s other special liveries and tailfins.

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Officials from JetBlue, Customs and Border Protection, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and the New York City Economic Development Corporation cut the ribbon on  the new T5i wing.
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JetBlue Celebrates JFK’s New T5i Extension for International Arrivals

Posted November 7, 2014 by Ben Granucci

Yesterday, JetBlue Airways celebrated the opening of a new T5i international arrivals area. NYCAviation was on hand to get a first-hand look at the new facility.

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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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A Lufthansa A-319 gets de-iced. Photo: Wikimedia Commons/Aleksandr Martin
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How the Ice Fighting Technology on Your Plane Makes Winter Flying Safe

Posted November 6, 2014 by David J. Williams

Icing on baked goods is delicious. Icing on a plane can kill you. Unfortunately, many have died as a result, but the lessons learned have made preventive measures a piece of cake.

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