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Exploring All Rhoads to Success at LGA

By Alana Calmi, Media Relations Staff It was just after 5 p.m. on a recent Thursday evening and Chris Rhoads, the manager of airport operations at LaGuardia Airport, was engaging in one of his favorite pursuits – talking with high … Continue reading

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Solar Impulse 2: Following Lindberg’s Spirit of St. Louis

Words and Video by Ron Marsico, Media Relations Staff Solar Impulse 2 glided eastward after taking off from Kennedy Airport at 2:30 a.m. today, attempting to become the first fuel-free plane to cross the Atlantic — 89 years after Charles … Continue reading

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JFK: SOLAR IMPULSE 2 LANDS EN-ROUTE TO FIRST FUEL-FREE PLANE TRIP AROUND WORLD

By Ron Marsico, Media Relations Staff Solar Impulse 2, bidding to be the first fuel-free aircraft to circle the globe, landed gracefully at 3:59 AM early Saturday morning at John F. Kennedy International Airport, a prelude to the final destination … Continue reading

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