Posts Tagged ‘Airbus A310’
 

 
Apollo 15 Lunar Rover. (Photo by NASA)

Delta Flight 723 Crashes in Boston, President Truman Dedicates Idlewild Airport: July 31 in Aviation History

Today we wish JFK Airport a Happy Birthday! We also look back at the crash of a Delta DC-9, the last day of Northeast Airlines and more.
by NYCAviation Staff

 
 
Austrian Airlines restarted international flights with this Airbus A310, OE-LAA New York, from Vienna to JFK in 1989. (Photo by Joe Pries)

March 26th in Aviation History: Austrian Airlines Resumes International Flights After Two Decade Hiatus

Happy Birthday to the late Swissair! Austrian Airlines resumes international service, an Arrow Air DC-10 drops some engine parts, Comair pilots launch an 89-day strike, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff

 
 
First successful flight of the Wright Flyer in 1903, for which the Wright Brothers filed a patent on March 23, 1902.

Today in Aviation History: March 23rd

The Wright Brothers file a patent for their motorized flying machine, a FedEx MD-11 crashes in Tokyo, an Aeroflot A310 crashes when he lets his children take over the controls, and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.

 

 
Kobe Airport during construction in 2003, as seen from the NASA Earth Observatory spacecraft

February 16th in Aviation History: Kobe Airport Opens on Man-Made Island, First Production Airbus A310 Unveiled

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...
by Phil Derner Jr.
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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.

Germany’s ‘Air Force One’ Sold to Iran

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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