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Apollo 15 blasts off from Cape Canaveral. (Photo by NASA)

Apollo 15 Blasts Off for the Moon: July 26 in Aviation History

Aloha Airlines predecessor makes its first flight, Space Shuttle Discovery makes first spaceflight since Columbia disaster, and more...
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A Pan American Sikorsky S-42 flying boat taking off. (Photo by US Navy)

Pan Am Begins First Mainland Flights to Hawaii, Harriet Quimby First Woman to Fly Across English Channel: April 16th in Aviation History

Pan Am flies from San Francisco to Hawaii with a Sikorsky S-42 flying boat, Harriet Quimby crosses the English Channel, Apollo 16 launches for the Moon, Canada forms its first air force, and more...
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President Richard M. Nixon and Dr. James C. Fletcher, NASA Administrator, discuss the proposed Space Shuttle vehicle in San Clemente, California, on January 5, 1972. (Photo by NASA)

Today in Aviation History: January 5th

The Space Shuttle program is launched, Amelia Earhart is declared legally dead, Independence Air ceases operations, and more...
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Rockefeller Son Dies in Westchester County Plane Crash

Police in Westchester, New York are responding to reports of a small plane crash just outside of Westchester County Airport on the campus of SUNY Purchase.
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DEVELOPING: Confirmed Wreckage from MH370 Found

Malaysia's Prime Minister has announced that an aircraft part found last week on Reunion Island was from the missing Malaysia Airlines 777-200ER, 9M-MRO.
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