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An American Airlines Douglas DC-4.
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On This Day in Aviation History

March 4th in Aviation History: American Begins Flying the Douglas DC-4 on Cross-Country Flights

Posted March 4, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

American Airlines begins DC-4 cross country flights, the Hindenburg makes its first flight, Herbert Hoover becomes the first civilian to break the sound barrier, and more…

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The US Air Force Lockheed A-12, Serial Number 06932, looks very similar to the later SR-71 Blackbird. (Photo by US Air Force)
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February 29th in Aviation History: American Announces Huge MD-80 Order, President Johnson Reveals Existence of A-12 Spy Plane

Posted February 29, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

A Faucett Peru 737 crashes into a hillside, American Airlines orders 67 MD-80s, President Lyndon Johnson talks about the A-12 spy plane, and more…

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Photo of the Day: A V Australia Boeing 777-300ER (VH-VOZ) skips the drive-through at In-N-Out Burger on final approach to LAX
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Final Call: How a Simple Mistake Ruined a $240 Million Air Force Jet, American to Layoff 13,000 Employees

Posted February 2, 2012 by NYCA Admin

How a civilian contractor ruined an expensive USAF JSTARS surveillance plane, American wants to dump its pensions and lay off 13,000 workers, a new report says air safety has improved 93 percent, and more…

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Photo of the Day: Early morning winter sun lights up this British Airways Boeing 747-400 as it lifts off from JFK
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Final Call: Qantas Passengers Deplaned via Forklift, Pair Arrested at LAX for Improper Tweets

Posted January 30, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Delta and Southwest planes get into separate fender benders, while Qantas passengers are forced to deplane via forklift, and more..

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Photo of the Day: A Volga-Dnepr Antonov An-124 RA-82078 staring at us from Leipzig. Photo by Sebastian G.
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Final Call: Musical Merger Talks as Delta Considers Buying US Airways, New UAV Resembles Giant Sperm

Posted January 27, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Delta now talking about buying US Airways, a supersonic RAF fighter shook the bloody bejeesus out of northern England, SFO opens a yoga studio, and more…

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Photos: American Airlines Reveals Boeing 777-300ER Interior

Posted January 27, 2012 by NYCA Admin

American Airlines has finally revealed photos of the long-awaited new interior features soon to be delivered aboard their 777-300ER.

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A South African Airways Boeing 747SP ZS-SPE on the ground at Frankfurt
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Final Call

Final Call: US Airways Hot to Merge With American, Artist to Bury 727 in California Desert

Posted January 26, 2012 by NYCA Admin

US Airways admits it wants to merge with American, Congress funds FAA for an extra few weeks, an artist wants to bury a plane in sand, a look at New York’s decrepit airport terminals, and more…

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The wreckage of Avianca Flight 52 following a crash on January 25, 1990.
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On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: January 25th

Posted January 25, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Happy birthday to the precursor of American Airlines! Avianca Flight 52 crashes on Long Island, NASA’s Opportunity rover lands on Mars, the Saab-Fairchild 340 makes its first flight and more…

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Final Call

Final Call: Burt Rutan on Building the World’s Largest Plane, Singapore Offers Private Jets for A380 Connections

Posted January 23, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Burt Rutan explains why he’s building the world’s largest airplane from scratch rather than just bolting two 747s together, Turkish wants to buy LOT, US Airways wants to merge with American, inside Narita’s immigration gulag, and more…

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Black Russian in a vintage American Airlines glass
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Free Booze Returning to American Airlines International Flights

Posted January 18, 2012 by NYCA Admin

American Airlines has announced that it will once again serve complimentary alcohol on most international flights.

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