The Boeing 767 prototype (N767BA) flies over Washington's Mt. Rainier.

March 16th in Aviation History: Boeing 767 Sets Twin-Engine Distance Record

A Boeing 767 flies from Lisbon to Seattle, Gemini 8 launches from Florida, a Flying Tiger Super Connie goes missing over the Pacific, and more...
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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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On This Day in Aviation History: September 28th

Pakistan Flight 268 crashes into a mountain in Kathmandu, Lufthansa flies its millionth customer, and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.



On This Day in Aviation History: July 29th

In 1930, the first transatlantic flight takes off from England. In 1967, the carrier USS Forrestal catches fire in the Gulf of Tonkin. In 1985, Space Shuttle Challenger launches with Coke and Pepsi on board.
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September 13th in Aviation History: Airbus Beluga makes her maiden flight

Air traffic resumes for the first time following the 9/11 attacks, a Spantax Airlines DC-10 crashes in Spain, the first fixed-wing aircraft flies in Europe and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.