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The Disaster That Wasn’t: Saving Eastern Air Lines Flight 902

Posted October 7, 2014 by David J. Williams and Phil Derner

Every accident is scrutinized and evaluated. Eastern Flight 902 is the one exceptional case of what can be learned from an airplane that did not crash but safely flew away.

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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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Researching Weather and Climate Change at 35,000ft

Posted August 18, 2014 by Gabe Andino

Over 40 years ago, airliners started being used to collect high altitude air samples for climate research. Today that research continues, and has been expanded to improve weather forecasting and also better understand the effects of climate change.

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New Hurricane Forecast: Time to Buy Bread & Milk, or Ticket to the Caribbean?

Posted August 8, 2014 by Adam Daum

With only two named storms so far, many are wondering why we haven’t seen more action and if we can already breathe a proverbial sigh of relief.

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Lesson in Safety: How Airlines Deal with Thunderstorms

Posted August 6, 2014 by Phil Derner Jr.

The summer months mean thunderstorms across the US. How do airlines cope with these disruptive weather forces? An airline dispatcher gives us an inside look.

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Aviation Weather Hazards: Understanding Tornadoes

Posted July 14, 2014 by Adam Daum

Tornadoes are perhaps the most recognized, feared and damaging progeny of thunderstorms. Resident NYCAviation meteorologist Adam Daum breaks down how tornadoes develop, how they’re detected and how they impact air operations.

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Hurricane Arthur Forecast and Development (UPDATED 5PM Thursday)

Posted July 3, 2014 by Adam Daum and NYCA Staff

As of 8am EDT (12z), now Hurricane Arthur was located about 300mi SW of Cape Hatteras, NC / 150mi SSW of Cape Fear, NC.

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It’s Hurricane Season and NASA is Ready Like Never Before

Posted June 16, 2014 by David Dickinson at Universe Today

What’s in the cards weather-wise for the 2014 Atlantic hurricane season? NASA is deploying its latest weapons in its hurricane-hunting arsenal.

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Panoramic shot of a thunderstorm near Denver Airport on June 4, 2014 (Photo: Paul Thompson, @FlyingPhotog on Twitter)
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Why You Are Delayed: The Science Behind Thunderstorm Development

Posted June 9, 2014 by Adam Daum

Thunderstorms are one of the top causes of flight delays. Meteorologist Adam Daum delves into the science behind this powerful force of nature.

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LIVE UPDATES: Northeast’s Winter Storm

Posted February 12, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

If you are looking for updates on the Northeast’s winter storm and don’t feel like sitting on Twitter all day? Just read the updates here!

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