On This Day in Aviation History: March 25th

The first female Concorde pilot flies for British Airways, Qantas drops the 707 and becomes all-747, Piedmont takes on the biggest 737 fleet, seven crashes on this day, and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.


September 16th in Aviation History

One-Two-GO Airlines Flight 629 crashes in Phuket in 2007 and the MIG-31 makes its maiden flight.
by Phil Derner Jr.

PATCO air traffic controllers picket outside of Bishop Airport in Flint, Michigan.

August 3rd in Aviation History: America’s Air Traffic Controllers Strike

Today we look back at the 1981 Air Traffic Controllers Strike and mourn the worst accident ever involving a Boeing 707.
by NYCAviation Staff


Air France Concorde F-BTSC on fire before crashing in Paris.

Air France Concorde Crashes in Paris: July 25 in Aviation History

An Air France Concorde crashes in Paris, French aviator Louis Blériot crosses the English Channel, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff

A 747 freighter being flown by El Al crashed into this apartment complex in Amsterdam, killing 39 on the ground in addition to the 4 on-board.

Sputnik 1 Wins Space Race, Eastern Plane Crashes In Boston: October 4th in Aviation History

Siberian Airlines Flight 1812 is taken down by a Ukranian missile, El Al Flight 1862 crashes into an apartment complex in Amsterdam, BOAC begins the first transatlantic jet route, Eastern Airlines Flight 375 goes down in Boston...
by Phil Derner Jr.