October 22nd in Aviation History

Bellview Airlines flight 210 crashes in Lagos, the Professional Air Traffic Controllers union is decertified, a BAC-111 prototype crashes and more...
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On This Day in Aviation History: June 28th

A Bell 47 helicopter lands on Mont Blanc, B-26 Invaders make first bombing runs over Korea, a Fairey Gyrodyne sets a new helicopter speed record, Fokker C-2 makes the first nonstop flight from mainland US to Hawaii, and more...
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On This Day in Aviation History: February 1st

Today marks the anniversaries of the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster, UAL's emergence from bankruptcy, Boeing's decision to discontinue the 727 and more...
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On This Day in Aviation History: January 31st

“Ham the Chimp” heads into sub-orbit in 1961, Alaska Airlines Flight 261 crashes in 2000, the near-collision of two widebody JAL jets in 2001, the launch of Apollo 14 and more...
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Austrian Airlines' first flight took place on this day in 1958

March 18th in Aviation History: Austrian Airlines Launches Service

Europe's first airplane takes flight, Austrian Airlines launches service, Delta offers voluntary severance to 30,000 employees, the crash of a Boeing 307 Stratoliner during a test flight, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff