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The first FedEx aircraft to carry a package, a Dassault Falcon 20 (N8FE), on display at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. (Photo by Christopher Owens)
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FedEx Begins Flying Packages, Woman Pilot Circumnavigates Globe: April 17th in Aviation History

Posted April 17, 2012 by NYCA Admin

FedEx begins operations, Apollo 13 returns safely to earth, Jerrie Mock becomes the first woman to fly around the world solo, Howard Hughes sets a transcontinental speed record, 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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The damaged US Navy Lockheed EP-3 that landed on Hainan Island after a collision with a Chinese Shenyang J-8 interceptor. (Photo by Lockheed Martin)
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April 11th in Aviation History: World’s Youngest Pilot Dies in Plane Crash, China Releases US Navy Airmen

Posted April 11, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Seven-year-old “pilot” Jessica Dubroff is killed in a plane crash, Apollo 13 launches, Air India’s Kashmir Princess is bombed, and more…

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