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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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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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NASA 905 Spreads Her Wings in New Texas Exhibit

Posted January 27, 2016 by Nathan Moeller

After a two-night roll through the streets in April 2014, NASA 905 was reassembled at Space Center Houston and mated with a full-scale orbiter mockup.

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Why An FAA Rule Change Won’t Stop Student Pilots

Posted January 22, 2016 by Erika Armstrong

Aviation medical examiners will no longer issue student pilot certificates under a new rule adopted by the FAA. Unlike the old rules, starting on April 1 (yes, April Fool’s Day), these new certificates will never expire and students will receive hard plastic certificates, separate from their medical certificate. Currently, a student pilot obtains a combination […]

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ANALYSIS: Could Spirit be looking to merge with Frontier?

Posted January 11, 2016 by Zina Aziz

Following last week’s abrupt departure of Spirit Airlines CEO Ben Baldanza, ZIna Aziz explores whether the airline’s future could include a merger with Frontier Airlines.

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PHOTO TOUR: Step Onboard Qatar Airways A350-900XWB

Posted January 8, 2016 by Ben Granucci

Recently, NYCAviation was invited onboard one of Qatar Airways’ A350-900XWBs. While onboard, we had a chance to tour the entire plane as well as to speak with representatives of both the airline and Airbus. Here is a look at what it was like in and around the aircraft.

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Qatar Airways Begins Scheduled Service to Philadelphia with the A350

Posted January 5, 2016 by William Rizzo

Wearing the livery of Qatar Airways, the first Airbus A350 XWB to begin scheduled service to the United States landed at Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) on the morning of Friday, January 1st. Flight 727 arrived in Philadelphia on time after a nonstop flight from Doha International Airport (DOH). After three hours on the ground, it took to […]

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So You Got A Drone For The Holidays! Now What?

Posted January 1, 2016 by Jay Haapala

Did you recently unwrap a new drone? Here’s what you need to know in order to fly it safely and legally.

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EVA Air Continues US Growth with Daylight JFK Service

Posted December 22, 2015 by Gordon Gebert, Jr.

EVA Air continues its US expansion with additional flights to JFK.

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