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Another amazing photo by Gordon Boettger, from 26,000 feet over the Carson Valley, during a glider wave flight
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Gone Gliding Part Three – The Conclusion

Posted January 8, 2015 by Howard Slutsken

In the conclusion to this three-part series, Howard Slutskin gets hooked up and towed out on his gliding adventure!

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The Cockpit Pucker Factor: Afraid of Fear

Posted January 7, 2015 by Erika Armstrong

Dealing with an incident afterward in your mind is just as important as dealing with the original emergency. It’s learning how to not be afraid of fear.

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(Photo: Jonathan Seibert)
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The Top Five Business Jets of Today

Posted January 6, 2015 by Nicholas Chieco

How do corporate jetsetters experience the polar opposite of no-frills air travel? We explore five possible answers.

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PK-AXC, the missing Indonesia AirAsia A320. Photo courtesy Aero Icarus, via Wikimedia Commons. Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license.
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Developing: Indonesia AirAsia Flight 8501 Crashes South of Borneo

Posted December 27, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

Indonesia AirAsia Flight 8501, an Airbus A320, has crashed in the Java Sea, southwest of Borneo.

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PHOTOS: Touring the China Airlines Maintenance Hangar

Posted December 16, 2014 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

While in Taipei recently, Contributor Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren had a chance to tour China Airlines maintenance hangar.

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Soaring NV’s gliders at Minden-Tahoe Airport – the LS4, two Duo Discus, two ASK-21s.
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Gone Gliding – Part Two

Posted December 12, 2014 by Howard Slutsken

Howard Slutsken’s gone gliding, and taking us along for the ride! Follow along as he guides us through the preflight process and take-off.

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Virgin America: Still the Best In Class?

Posted December 11, 2014 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

Virgin America still maintains a clear edge; its product is competitive, and the vibe hasn’t been replicated elsewhere. But other airlines are taking aim.

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Pilotspotting: The Art of Recognizing a Pilot On Sight

Posted December 9, 2014 by Erika Armstrong

My friends are in awe when I’m usually correct and then I’ll verify by asking “So, what do you fly?” They’ll ask how I knew they were a pilot, but I don’t like to reveal my secrets.

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Flight Review: China Airlines’ New 777-300ER Wows Passengers

Posted December 8, 2014 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

Join us as we experience Taiwan-based China Airlines’ brand new 777-300ER first hand on a flight that will not soon be forgotten.

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Boeing 747 Flies Once More From Minneapolis-St. Paul

Posted December 2, 2014 by Jeremy Dando

In November, Delta added two domestic MSP-ATL 747 flights on Thanksgiving weekend. Spotters took notice, and several booked a rare domestic date with the Queen.

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