Events

Announcing Our Plans For #SpotLAX2021

Our #SpotLAX event returns this September in Los Angeles! Read our announcement about the 2021 event and what to expect if you attend.

Editorials

United Airlines Returns To John F. Kennedy International Airport

United Airlines returned to New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport this past Sunday following a 5 year absence from the airport,

Events

#SpotLAX2020 Has Been Cancelled. Here’s Why:

Over the past several months, I have wrestled with a difficult decision: whether or not we could safely hold #SpotLAX2020 in September. With different parts of the country experiencing the crisis brought on by COVID-19 differently and at different times, it was not an easy decision to make. Initially, I was hopeful that we could […]

Editorials

Speak Like an #AvGeek: A Glossary For Enthusiasts

If you spend any amount of time planespotting at an airport, sharing photos on the NYCAviation Photo Hangar, combing through #AvGeek hashtagged conversations on Twitter or doing any other similar aircraft-centric activity, you’ve likely heard hundreds of aviation terms thrown around. Some of the more commonplace terminology such as “low vis”, “livery”, “altitude” and “ATC” […]

Editorials

Flying During These Unprecedented Times Of Coronavirus

An airline pilot shares what life has been like flying (and not flying) during the age of COVID-19, along with the uncertainty that lies ahead.


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Reflection of an Icelandair Boeing 757 in an Amsterdam Schiphol window.

EU Suspends Controversial Air Travel Carbon Tax

The European Commission on Monday announced it will suspend enforcing its controversial carbon tax on air travel until at least autumn 2013.
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The Little Airport That Could: La Guardia’s Tri-Jet Heavies

The story of how widebody tri-jets showed up at LGA, and how they drifted away, as told and wonderfully illustrated by planespotters.
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F-16 Pilot Ejects Safely as Fighter Jet Crashes in Southern Wisconsin

The pilot of a U.S. Air Force fighter jet that crashed in Wisconsin on Tuesday was able to eject safely, officials said.
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Over a dozen North American B-25 Mitchell bombers gathered in Ohio this month. (Photo by Bryan Heim/NYCAviation)

Doolittle Reunion: Massive Gathering of B-25 Bombers Takes Off in Ohio

The first day of the Doolittle Raiders reunion was dampened by record rainfall, but day two featured 20 amazing old aircraft soaring in front of 10,000 excited enthusiasts.
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On This Day in Aviation History: June 17th

Alaska Airlines launches USSR service, a United DC-6 crashes in Pennsylvania, Pan Am begins round-the-world flights, Amelia Earhardt takes off on the world's first transatlantic flight by a woman, and more...
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