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Airbus A380 Pilot Contacts Photographer Who Shot Plane High Above Boston

Posted December 7, 2015 by Mark Garfinkel

A great story of a photographer that took an incredible shot of a massive A380 from 7 miles below, who managed to connect with the pilot afterward.

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The 1,000mph Business Jet Might Actually Happen

Posted December 4, 2015 by Paul Thompson

The Aerion AS2, known as the “Concorde of Business Jets,” has been bolstered by an order of 20 aircraft from FlexJet which was announced at NBAA in Las Vegas recently.

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PHOTOS: The Three Remaining WB-57Fs Take Flight Over Houston

Posted November 25, 2015 by Nathan Moeller

Residents of Houston Texas were given a rare treat last Thursday: A formation flight by the only three remaining airworthy B-57s, NASA’s WB-57Fs.

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Captain: A Double-Edged Sword

Posted November 16, 2015 by Erika Armstrong

By the simple act of firing one of their own for keeping passengers alive, they have brought the wrath of an entire industry into an incident which wouldn’t normally get a second look.

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A Double Dream: Qatar Airways Takes Home Two New 787s

Posted November 6, 2015 by Mark Lawrence

Qatar Airways took delivery of 2 787-8 Dreamliners recently in Everett, WA, and NYCAviation was there for the festivities!

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The Impact of Travel Technologies on Efficient Airport Operations

Posted November 3, 2015 by Zina Aziz

Recent advances in biometric and robotic technology have opened new doors for airports to improve the passenger experience.

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Aviation News

What It Is Like To Work For An Airline As An #Avgeek

Posted October 8, 2015 by Gordon Gebert, Jr.

What is it like going from being a lifelong #avgeek to actually making it your profession? Gordon Gebert takes us through his transition.

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ETOPS – Enhancing Safety On Long Flights

Posted October 7, 2015 by Ken Hoke

As a passenger, you might see the word “ETOPS” stenciled on airplanes. What does ETOPS mean and why is it important?

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Divert (From the Pilot’s Point Of View)

Posted September 24, 2015 by Brad Tate

The vast majority of airline flights reach their destination as planned. Occasionally bad weather or other factors cause flight crews to have to divert to an alternate airport, disrupting both the airline’s and passenger’s plans. Brad Tate explains the process behind diverting to another airport.

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Blue Collar on a White Shirt

Posted September 23, 2015 by Erika Armstrong

When an oil pressure gauge starts to move in flight, pilots use both colors of their collar and open up several learned skills at once.

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