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Flying in Cargo Class: The Anatomy of an Air Freighter

Posted February 4, 2015 by Ken Hoke

As an airliner flies by, cargo and passenger jets look virtually the same.. Inside a freighter, though, it’s an entirely different experience.

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Today in Aviation History: October 28th

Posted October 28, 2014 by NYCA Admin

The Cuban Missile Crisis comes to an end, the Airbus A300 flies for the first time, an Air China pilot hijacks his own plane, a Continental 757 lands on a taxiway, and more…






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The NTSB on scene at the site of the UPS A300 crash
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UPS Airbus A300 Crashes On Approach To Birmingham-Shuttlesworth Int’l

Posted August 14, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

UPDATE- 8/16/13 5:45pm The NTSB on Friday afternoon held their third press conference into the crash of UPS 1354, starting with a bit of good news. Despite considerable cosmetic damage, the flight data and cockpit voice recorders did not sustain internal damage. “The recorders did their job. We have good data from both the cockpit […]

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The MIT Daedalus makes a test flight at NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center. (Photo by NASA)
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US Bans Smoking on Short Flights, First Launch of Soyuz: April 23rd in Aviation History

Posted April 23, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Flight of Daedalus recreated with a pedal-powered aircraft, US bans smoking on flights under 2 hours, Soyuz 1 launches from Kazakhstan, North Sea Aerial Navigation Company launches service, 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)
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Pan Am Orders 25 Boeing 747s, Apollo 13 Suffers ‘A Problem’: April 13th in Aviation History

Posted April 13, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

“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 more…






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March 15th in Aviation History: Fokker Stops Building Planes After 84 Years

Posted March 15, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

Fokker quits building planes, Pan Am launches Airbus A300 service, and more…






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Kobe Airport during construction in 2003, as seen from the NASA Earth Observatory spacecraft
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February 16th in Aviation History: Kobe Airport Opens on Man-Made Island, First Production Airbus A310 Unveiled

Posted February 16, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

The F-8 Crusader makes its first flight, Kobe Airport opens on a man-made island in Japan, Airbus rolls out the first production A310, China Airlines Flight 676 crashes in Taiwan, and more…






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The Bundesrepublic Deutscheland German Air Force Airbus A310-304 "Theodor Heuss" 10-22, now registered to Mahan Air in Iran as EP-VIP.
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Germany’s ‘Air Force One’ Sold to Iran

Posted November 21, 2011 by NYCA Admin

In the midst of renewed calls from the U.S. and Europe to tighten trade sanctions against Iran, an Airbus A310 formerly used by the German Chancellor was delivered to its new owners in Tehran, Mahan Air.






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On This Day in Aviation History: October 25th

Posted October 25, 2011 by NYCA Admin

The Airbus A380 makes its first passenger flight, Japan Airlines and Emirates take off for the first time, TWA launches New York-Los Angeles service, and more…






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On This Day in Aviation History: September 28th

Posted September 28, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

Pakistan Flight 268 crashes into a mountain in Kathmandu, Lufthansa flies its millionth customer, and more…






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