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Manufacturer News

Bombardier Lands First US C-Series Customer with Delta Order

Posted April 28, 2016 by Stephanie Gehman

Delta Air Lines has committed to purchasing 75 aircraft to add to its fleet from the manufacturer, along with the option for an additional 50.

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Aviation News

JetBlue Receives First A321 Assembled In The United States

Posted April 28, 2016 by Eric Dunetz

NYCAviation was on hand in Mobile, Alabama earlier this week for the first delivery of an A320 Family aircraft assembled in the United States.

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The crash of Delta Flight 191 brought the dangers of windshear to the forefront
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Windshear – Lessons Learned

Posted April 20, 2016 by Brad Tate

31 years ago Delta Flight 191 encountered a microburst on approach to DFW and crashed. Thanks to the lessons learned from that tragedy, windshear warning and avoidance has become an integral part of aviation safety management.

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Aviation News

West Coast Powerhouse: Alaska Airlines To Buy Virgin America

Posted April 4, 2016 by Stephanie Gehman

Early Monday morning, Alaska Airlines announced its intention to buy Virgin America in a cash purchase totaling $2.6 billion USD.

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Editorials

US Airports Investing Billions to Upgrade Dire State of Infrastructure

Posted March 21, 2016 by Zina Aziz

America’s major airports have gotten a bad rap for aging, outmoded facilities. However, many airports have made large investments to meet the ever increasing demand for air travel.

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How a Chick Landed in the Cockpit

Posted March 7, 2016 by Erika Armstrong

Sometimes you accidentally become a pilot.

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Crashes

Photos & Video: La Guardia Circa 1947 Teaches of Airport’s Additional Runways & United DC-4 Crash

Posted February 25, 2016 by Phil Derner Jr.

Old school LGA video gives the chance for a to learn about the crash of United Flight 521 and President Truman’s Air Force One.

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Columnists

NATs: Flying the North Atlantic Organized Track System

Posted February 23, 2016 by Ken Hoke

Each day, over 2000 aircraft fly across the Atlantic. Find out how pilots navigate and communicate on the North Atlantic Tracks!

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Enthusiast News

The Quest for Eddie

Posted February 22, 2016 by Mark Lawrence

Late last week, the newest incarnation of Iron Maiden’s “Ed Force One” touched down in Fort Lauderdale. Staff member Mark Lawrence was there for the arrival.

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The Big Threat in Aviation: Politicians in the Cockpit

Posted February 12, 2016 by Phil Derner Jr.

Politics have been playing a big part in the airline industry the last several years. But is political participation for the better or worse?

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