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Touring the Southwest Airlines Network Operations Control

Posted October 10, 2014 by Malcom Muir

In May of this year, Southwest Airlines unveiled a new crown jewel at their Dallas Love Field headquarters: their Network Operations Control (NOC). I

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The speed ring is highly visible on this 1932 Waco biplane, used by Texaco. (Photo by RuthAS)
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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the History of Engine Cowlings

Posted October 9, 2014 by David J. Williams

Rarely is much attention paid to one of the most important design aspects of modern jet engines: The cowlings. Aviation safety expert David J. Williams explores the history and development of the modern engine enclosure.

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Finding a Hidden Gem in Maine’s Back Country

Posted October 8, 2014 by Michael Lothrop

Old Acton Airfield is in the middle of some of the most scenic rural area Maine has to offer. Its owners have taken full advantage of this wonderful property.

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5 Commonly Misused Weather Terms Explained

Posted October 7, 2014 by Adam Daum

Sometimes you hear a complicated meteorological term tossed around, likely by someone trying to show off. We debunk and explain five often-misunderstood weather terms.

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The Real Impact of Ebola on Airline Travel

Posted October 6, 2014 by David J. Williams

The rapid speed of jet airliners and the large capacities of the intercontinental wide-bodies make the rapid and distant spread of Ebola an issue.

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China Airlines Takes Delivery of First Boeing 777-300ER

Posted October 6, 2014 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

In a market already crowded with the 777-300, the key for China Airlines is its revolutionized interior, designed by highly acclaimed Taiwanese architect Ray Chen.

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Why Can’t Airlines Just Add Extra Room?

Posted October 2, 2014 by David Parker Brown

I recently saw a comment that referenced a seat being too small. “If planes were just one foot wider, seats could be as wide as first class. Would that kill Boeing or Airbus?”

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How You Can Still Fly Safely With Broken Plane Parts: Part 1

Posted September 29, 2014 by Ken Hoke

Don’t worry; we fly with stuff broken or missing all the time. Here’s how we do it while keeping you perfectly safe.

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China Eastern Airlines Updates its Fleet and its Look

Posted September 25, 2014 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

China Eastern Airlines took delivery of its first 777-300ER on Wednesday. NYCAviation was there to take a look at the airline’s new aircraft and new look.

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A New Perspective on Aviation Safety, Post-9/11

Posted September 23, 2014 by Phil Derner Jr.

Aviation accidents after 9/11 brought about a reminder of how we must all learn about and address aviation safety.

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