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Paul Mantz, Amelia Earhart, Harry Manning and Fred Noonan, Oakland, California, 

March 17, 1937, before the first around-the-world attempt. Image via WikimediaCommons
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History

Fred Noonan: More Than Just Amelia Earhart’s Navigator

Posted September 18, 2014 by Ian Petchenik

Fred Noonan may be best known as Amelia Earhart’s navigator, but his contributions to aviation stretch far beyond that fateful flight.

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Amelia Earhart Google Doodle
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Amelia Earhart Google Doodle Honors Aviator’s Birthday

Posted July 24, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Amelia Earhart and her red Lockheed Vega topped Google’s homepage on Tuesday to mark the pioneering female aviator’s 115th birthday.

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Amelia Earhart infographic
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The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart: An Infographic

Posted July 2, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Amelia Earhart disappeared over the Pacific Ocean on July 2, 1937. Here’s a great infographic about her life.

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The first Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental sits at Boeing Field after landing on its first test mission. (Photo by Brandon Farris)
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On This Day in Aviation History

Today in Aviation History: March 20th

Posted March 20, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

The passenger version of Boeing’s latest 747 takes flight, the botched takeoff of an Emirates A340 nearly ends in disaster, US and its allies invade Iraq, Amelia Earhart’s first attempt to circle the globe ends with a blown tire, and more…

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C&T Charters, "Your Bridge to Cuba," charters this SkyKing 737-400 (N916SK), for flights between JFK and Havana. (Photo by John Klos)
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Final Call

Final Call: New Effort Launched to Locate Amelia Earhart’s Plane

Posted March 19, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Amelia Earhart’s plane may be found yet, meet the most senior flight attendant in America, United goes to war with Southwest over international service, and more…

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An Eastern Air Lines Douglas DC-9 similar to that which was hijacked on this day in 1970
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On This Day in Aviation History

March 17th in Aviation History: Hijacker Kills Eastern Air Lines Pilot in Boston Hijacking Attempt

Posted March 17, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

A hijacking attempt over Boston ends safely for passengers but not the first officer, Air Inter launches service in France, Linda Finch recreates Amelia Earhart’s flight around the world, a JAL 747 makes the first nonstop Tokyo-New York flight, and more…

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On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: February 8th

Posted February 8, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Freddie Laker founds Laker Airways, the FAA retires Amelia Earhart’s aircraft registration, first flights of the Boeing 247 and 747-8, and more…

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Hustler 400 in flight.
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On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: January 11th

Posted January 11, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Shuttle Endeavour blasts off on its 10th mission, Bell Helicopter wins the Osprey contract, Amelia Earhart flies from Hawaii to California, and a DC-9 crashes in Colombia.

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On This Day in Aviation History: June 17th

Posted June 17, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Alaska Airlines launches USSR service, a United DC-6 crashes in Pennsylvania, Pan Am begins round-the-world flights, Amelia Earhardt takes off on the world’s first transatlantic flight by a woman, and more…

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On This Day in Aviation History: February 8th

Posted February 8, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

Freddie Laker founds Laker Airways, the FAA retires Amelia Earhart’s aircraft registration, the first Boeing 247 takes flight, the crashes of Independent Air 1851 in 1989 and Eastern Air Lines 663 in 1965 and more…

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