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Awesome Vintage Aviation Photos: Across The Pond

Posted July 29, 2014 by John F. Ciesla

Join us as we celebrate the airports, airlines, and aircraft of yesteryear, through the vintage aviation photos of Bill Armstrong. This week: Europe!

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This map shows the runway 31R approach to JFK with the vicinity of the drone sighting.
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Pilots Report Drone Interfering with Flights on Approach to JFK Airport

Posted March 5, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

According to sources, multiple pilots have reported a radio-controlled drone while on approach to JFK Airport.






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Bump Holman stands in front of the DC-3 with Lee Pike, his first flight instructor and first co-pilot with the Dodgers in 1954. Holman got his commercial pilot’s license at the age of 18. Photo by Barney Stein 	     	The Brooklyn Dodgers Convair 440 Metropolitan twin-engine plane was purchased on January 4, 1957. The Dodgers took delivery of the plane in mid-March. At the time of purchase, Dodger President Walter O’Malley announced to Associated Press, “This is the first time a major league club has bought an airplane.” 	     	Dodger President Walter O’Malley and Dodger Director Bud Holman are on the steps of the 44-seat Dodger Convair 440 Metropolitan twin-engine plane. Holman’s son Bump is visible in the cockpit window. O’Malley added to the order of Eastern Air Lines to purchase the plane directly through the Convair factory, with the assistance of his friend Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker, President of Eastern. Bud Holman served as a Director of the Dodgers and was Eastern’s representative at the Vero Beach Airport. 	     	The Dodgers became the first major league baseball team to own their own airplane, as they purchased a Convair 440 Metropolitan twin-engine. From left to right, Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker, President of Eastern Air Lines, Dodger Director Bud Holman, Dodger President Walter O’Malley and Dodger Director James Mulvey show a model of the Convair 440. The Dodgers made the purchase of the airplane on January 4, 1957, piggybacking on Rickenbacker’s order of airplanes for Eastern.
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On This Day in Aviation History: January 4th

Posted January 4, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A day of firsts: The Brooklyn Dodgers become the first baseball team to buy a plane, Pan Am launches the first all-cargo transatlantic service, a pope flies on a plane for the first time, Sputnik 1, the first satellite, falls out of orbit, and more…






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Screenshot of Groupon's Delta Round-the-World deal
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Delta Offers $10,000 Round-The-World Flight Groupon

Posted December 13, 2011 by NYCA Admin

For just $5,000 a person, you and a loved one, best bud, or trusted traveling companion can fly around the world in 2012, stopping up to 10 times on the way, thanks to a deal offered by Groupon.






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Delta, Air France KLM and Alitalia Slash Service Citing High Fuel Costs

Posted May 20, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Delta Air Lines, Air France KLM, and Alitalia have announced a year-over-year 7 to 9 percent reduction in trans-Atlantic passenger capacity this fall as the airlines respond to a significant increase in jet fuel prices and fluctuating seasonal demand.






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KLM CEO Pledges to Keep Airline’s Brand Identity, Hints Alitalia May Join Air France-KLM

Posted January 6, 2011 by BNO News

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines CEO Peter Hartman says the airline will not give up its brand to merge with Air France and indicates Alitalia may soon join Air France-KLM.






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On This Day in Aviation History: December 23rd

Posted December 23, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

The deaths of two aviation greats; Andrei Tupolev in 1972 and Anthony Fokker in 1939. The B-1 Lancer makes its first flight in 1974, the first dogfight with a UAV in 2002 and the crashes of Azerbaijan Flight 217 in 2005 and Alitalia Flight 4128 in 1978.






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Alitalia Joins Air France-KLM and Delta in Transatlantic Venture

Posted July 6, 2010 by BNO News

Alitalia on Monday joined the Air France-KLM Group and Delta Air Lines as a member of the airline industry’s transatlantic joint venture, the airline said in a statement.






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