On This Day in Aviation History: February 14th

The crashes of Belvia Flight 1834 and Indian Airlines Flight 605, China’s Long March 3 rocket kills villagers in a launch accident, India receives its first Soviet-built fighters, the first GPS satellite launched and more.
by Phil Derner Jr.

 
 

Today in Aviation History: March 10th

The first flight to exceed 1,000 mph, US forces firebomb Tokyo, the world's first nighttime flight, and more...
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On This Day in Aviation History: February 2nd

First flight of the F-16, JAL begins its first international route, PEOPLExpress folds, a Cebu Pacific flight crashes in the Philippines and more...
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This FedEx DC-10 (N306FE) was involved in an attempted hijacking in 1994. (Photo by JoePriesAviation.net)

Today in Aviation History: April 7th

Auburn Calloway attempts to take down a Federal Express DC-10, Story Musgrave and Don Peterson become the first astronauts to perform a space shuttle spacewalk, history's first midair collision takes place over France, and more...
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On This Day in Aviation History: September 11th

Four airliners are hijacked and intentionally crashed into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and a field in Pennsylvania in 2001, killing 2,993; A Continental EMB120 crashes at IAH in 1991; Eastern flight 212 crashes in CLT...
by Phil Derner Jr.