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The Blue Angels C-130 named Fat Albert performs a JATO takeoff. (Photo by Manny Gonzalez)
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Final Call

Final Call: Air Marshals Gone Wild, Clever Ways to Avoid Baggage Fees

Posted February 7, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Whistle blowers rat out crooked air marshals, how to save on baggage fees, Indonesian pilots have a crystal meth problem, thousands protest a new runway in Frankfurt, and more…

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An aerial view of the Kandahar International Airport in Kandahar, Afghanistan.
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Aviation News

Suicide Car Bomb at Afghan Airport Kills 7

Posted January 20, 2012 by BNO News

At least seven people were killed on Thursday afternoon when a suicide bomber attacked an airport in the southern Afghan city of Kandahar, officials said. Several others were injured.

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On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: December 27th

Posted December 27, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

Apollo 8 splashes down after orbiting the Moon, US planes bomb a volcano to divert a lava flow, a Scandinavian Airlines flight crashes in Stockholm, and more…

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On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: December 22nd

Posted December 22, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

A failed shoe-bombing attempt on an American Airlines flight, the first flights of the Dassault Mirage F1, the Northrop HL-10, the SR-71 Blackbird and the Tupolev ANT-6, and more…

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Aviation News

Boston Bomber Planned Remote Control Plane-Bomb Attacks on Pentagon and U.S. Capitol

Posted September 28, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A Massachusetts man was arrested and charged Wednesday with plotting to launch airborne bomb attacks on the Pentagon and U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, D.C.

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Aviation News

New York Cops Able to Shoot Down a Plane Says Commissioner

Posted September 25, 2011 by NYCA Admin

In a television interview first aired on Sunday, New York City Police Department Commissioner Ray Kelly said that his department would have the ability to shoot down a plane if needed.

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Airline News

Romney Calls on New Libyan Government to Extradite Pan Am Flight 103 Bomber

Posted August 22, 2011 by BNO News

U.S. presidential candidate Mitt Romney on Monday called upon Libya’s Interim Transitional National Council to arrest and extradite the man convicted of the Lockerbie bombing.

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Aviation News

U.S. Prosecutors Charge German Man with Murder of Airmen at Frankfurt Airport

Posted June 23, 2011 by BNO News

U.S. prosecutors on Tuesday charged a German man with murdering two U.S. service members during a shooting spree at Frankfurt airport in early March. German officials previously described it as an act of terrorism.

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Bolivian Pastor Sentenced to 7 Years in Prison for 2009 Aeromexico Hijacking

Posted May 20, 2011 by BNO News

Mexican authorities on Thursday announced that a Bolivian pastor was sentenced to over seven years in prison for the hijacking of Aeromexico Flight 576 in 2009.

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Aviation News

TSA Forgets to Tell Cops About Bomb Drill at Minneapolis Airport

Posted May 19, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Police responded to a man carrying a suspected bomb at Minneapolis-St. Paul Airport last week, only to learn the TSA had forgotten to tell them they were running bomb detection test.

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