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Aviation News

Could Runway Closures Mean A Summer of Misery at JFK?

Posted February 26, 2015 by Ben Granucci

Beginning Sunday, JFK will have 1 runway closed and another shortened until late September. Find out why this is happening and what it means for travelers.

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What They Don’t Teach You in Ground School, Part II: Mistresses, Wives and the Mile High Club

Posted February 19, 2015 by Erika Armstrong

(Editor’s note: part one of this series can be read here.) The flustered aircraft salesman walks past the front desk of the FBO pulling at his tie, a permanent blush to his cheeks; for some reason, he can’t look me in the eye. Next in through the sliding doors is the flight crew looking similarly […]

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Airways Brewing Company Proudly Reveals #AvGeek Beer

Posted February 18, 2015 by David Parker Brown

Our friends over at Airline Reporter found a brewery that combines a love of aviation with a love of craft beer.

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Airline News

Last Ride on the Seven Six Two: US Airways Retires the Boeing 767

Posted February 14, 2015 by Justin Cederholm

This week US Airways retired its last Boeing 767-200 after 25 years of service. NYCAviation was aboard the ceremonial final flight.

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Columnists

What They Don’t Teach You in Ground School, Part I: Pushy Corporate Clients

Posted February 13, 2015 by Erika Armstrong

Desperate pilots don’t stay pilots long. In the short term, they may be in the air, but in the long run, the Client Factor will make a decision for them that they simply can’t live with.

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7 Steps to Write a Meaningless, Yet Viral, Aviation Story

Posted February 6, 2015 by Bernie Leighton

Writing quality aviation content that gets people’s attention isn’t easy. Why go through all that hard work when there’s an easy way to create a viral article that will get you crazy page views?

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Education

Pilot and Co-pilot: What’s the Difference?

Posted February 5, 2015 by Jeff Choi

This question is one of the greatest causes of frustration for a pilot speaking to non-pilots about what it is that they do.

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Education

Flying in Cargo Class: The Anatomy of an Air Freighter

Posted February 4, 2015 by Ken Hoke

As an airliner flies by, cargo and passenger jets look virtually the same.. Inside a freighter, though, it’s an entirely different experience.

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Manufacturer News

On the Wings of Giants: Airbus Banks on the Beluga

Posted February 3, 2015 by Paul Thompson

Throughout Airbus’ first two decades in the business, its competitors at Boeing would joke that “Every Airbus is delivered on the wings of a Boeing.”

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Video: Crosswind + Downpour = Awesome Landing

Posted February 2, 2015 by Phil Derner Jr.

Crosswind landings at BHX are intense, but add to it a sheet of rain and, well, see for yourself…

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