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JFK Airport Laser Attack

Laser Strikes Directed Towards Airliners Increase at Alarming Rate

While the FBI has issued a nation-wide alert for domestic terrorists who ostensibly are trying to take control of the government, and by politicians...
Harriet Quimby, in Moisant monoplane, Moisant Aviation School, Mineola L.I. 1911.

Wing Women: Women in Aviation

Harriet Quimby was once described to me by her biographer and aviation historian, Giacinta Bradley Koontz, as “a woman moving forward with purpose.’’ In...
NTSB’s TWA Flight 800 Reconstruction to be Decommissioned

NTSB’s TWA Flight 800 Reconstruction to be Decommissioned

The National Transportation Safety Board announced Monday its decision to decommission the TWA Flight 800 reconstruction as the agency prepares for the expiration of the lease...
Emory C. Malick

Black History Month Recognizes Aviation Pioneers

In recognition of February being Black History Month, it is also a good time to look at some of the major accomplishments of African-Americans...
The Bill McShane Scholarship

NYAMA Announces The Bill McShane Student Scholarship

The Bill McShane Scholarship is presented to individuals interested in aviation, offering scholarships of $2,000 each to two students annually. William “Bill” McShane, who served...
Terrafugia’s Transition Receives FAA Certification

Terrafugia’s Transition Receives FAA Certification

Terrafugia’s Transition prototype has received light sport category (S-LSA) certification from the FAA, marking a major step towards entry to service. The Transition is...
ared Isaacman at SpaceX in Hawthorne, California.

World’s First All-Civilian Mission to Space Will Usher in New Era of Commercial Space...

Plans for the world’s first all-civilian mission to space were announced today from SpaceX’s headquarters in Hawthorne, CA. The mission is being targeted for...
Pete Buttigieg, U.S. Secretary of Transportation

Mayor Pete Heads to Washington, D.C.

From small town Mayor to Secretary of Transportation, Pete Buttigieg has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate to lead the Department of Transportation in...
Pete Buttigieg, Transportation Secretary

Mayor Pete Heads to Washington, D.C.

From small town Mayor to Secretary of Transportation, Pete Buttigieg has been confirmed by the U.S. Senate to lead the Department of Transportation in...
Boom Supersonic’s Overture and the Future of Supersonic Commercial Flight

The Quiet Return of Supersonic Travel

The sun rose on the morning of October 14, 1947 and U.S. Air Force test pilot, Captain Charles ‘Chuck’ Yeager walked toward a hangar...

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