Two Midwest Airlines Boeing 717s, N902ME and sister ship N904ME, taxiing to their gates at LaGuardia Airport. (Photo by Ron Peel)

Pan Am Orders 25 Boeing 747s, Apollo 13 Suffers ‘A Problem’: April 13th in Aviation History

"Houston, we have a problem." Also, Republic Airways says it will dump the Midwest brand in favor of Frontier, Apollo an AeroUnion Airbus A300 crashes in Mexico, the Bremen makes the first westbound transatlantic crossing, and ...
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Today in Aviation History: November 25th

KLM Flight 861 is hijacked while enroute to New Dehli, aircraft carrier USS Enterprise is commissioned, the first successful parachute jump in Antarctica and more...
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On This Day in Aviation History: February 9th

The Boeing 747 makes its first test flight, British Airways becomes the second carrier to operate the 757, Apollo 14 returns to Earth from the Moon, and more...
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January 15th in Aviation History: Miracle on the Hudson, United Airlines Born

US Airways Flight 1549 makes its "Miracle on the Hudson" water landing. A Lockheed U-2 is lost in the Sea of Japan, the crash of Linjeflyg Flight 618, Boeing Air Transport starts delivering airmail, and more...
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Today in Aviation History: October 29th

The US Dept. of Justice approves the Delta/Northwest merger, John Glenn becomes the oldest man to enter space, a plane carrying the California Polytechnic State University football team crashes, and more...
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