January 18th in Aviation History: A380 Unveiled, United Flt 266 Crashes Into Pacific Ocean

The Airbus A380 is unveiled, the F-4 Phantom is yanked from front-line service, Bell makes its 25,000th Helo, United Flight 266 crashes, as well as Capital Airlines Flight 20.
by NYCAviation Staff

United Flight 232 on final descent, with visible damage to its tail.

United Airlines Flight 232 Miracle Crash Landing: July 19 in Aviation History

United Airlines Flight 232 crash lands in Sioux City, Iowa after an amazing feat of airmanship by its captain and crew, TWA begins showing in-flight movies, and more...
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Airbus A320 first flight team

February 22nd in Aviation History: Airbus A320 Makes its First Flight, Man Tries to Crash Delta DC-9 Into the White House

The Airbus A320 makes its maiden test flight, Samuel Byck attempts to hijack a Delta DC-9 to crash it into the White House, a plane breaks the 100 mph for the first time, and more...
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Today in Aviation History: February 6th

Laker Airways goes out of business, crashes of British European Airlines and Birgenair flights, FedEx closes a hub for the first time, the Airline Deregulation Act is introduced and more...
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On This Day in Aviation History: November 9th

A fire breaks out on a Boeing 787, the launches of Apollo 4 and Venus Express, first flight of the Lockheed Constitution, the X-15 reaches new heights, and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.