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On This Day in Aviation History

August 6th in Aviation History: B-29 Superfortress Drops Atomic Bomb on Hiroshima

Posted August 6, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

The US drops first atomic bomb on Japan, Ted Williams returns to the Red Sox from Korea, Braniff Flight 250 crashes in Nebraska, and more.

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The Australian Antarctic Division Airbus A319 (VH-VHD) on the ice near McMurdo Station, Antarctica. (Photo by Nisha Harris/Australian Antarctic Division)
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Government News

Australian Airbus Flies to Antarctica on Rescue Mission

Posted August 8, 2012 by BNO News

An Australian rescue plane took off from New Zealand on Wednesday evening to carry out a daring rescue mission in Antarctica.

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Aviation News

Australian Government Seeks Harsher Punishments for Aviation-Related Crimes

Posted September 29, 2010 by BNO News

Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard’s Government on Wednesday introduced legislation in Parliament to create tougher penalties for aviation-related crimes to enhance the safety aboard planes.

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Plane Crashes Into Ferris Wheel in Australia

Posted October 1, 2011 by BNO News

A small plane crashed into a ferris wheel at a fair on the eastern coast of Australia on late Saturday morning, police said, miraculously causing no injuries.

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The vintage de Havilland DH.84 Dragon crashed northwest of Brisbane. (Map by NYCAviation/Google Maps)
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Six Confirmed Dead After Missing Vintage Plane Located in Eastern Australia

Posted October 4, 2012 by BNO News

All onboard a vintage 1930s biplane which went missing this week were confirmed dead Wednesday after the wreckage was found in a forest.

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On This Day in Aviation History: August 14th

Posted August 14, 2010 by NYCA Admin

The first woman to flies over Great Britain, the Tupolev ANT-14 makes her maiden flight, World War II air combat begins, the crash of Helios Flight 522 and more…

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Helicopter Crash Kills Three Australian Journalists

Posted August 21, 2011 by BNO News

Three members of an Australian Broadcasting Corporation news team were killed on Thursday evening when their helicopter crashed near Lake Eyre in South Australia, police said on Friday.

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Qaddafi’s Personal Pilot Tells All, Air Berlin Postpones Airbus and Boeing Deliveries: Final Call

Posted October 25, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Floods shut down Bangkok’s second largest airport, Muammar Qaddafi’s personal pilot talks about how his boss was a nice guy, and more…

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Airline News

Qantas Resumes Flights After Court Orders End to Shutdown

Posted October 31, 2011 by BNO News

Australian airline Qantas on Monday resumed all its domestic and international flights after a court ordered an immediate end to all industrial action which left tens of thousands of people stranded.

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Air Australia Airbus A320s like this one (VH-YQC) will no longer grace the runways at Brisbane, nor anywhere else.
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Air Australia Grounds All Flights, Stranding Thousands of Passengers

Posted February 16, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Air Australia, a small airline serving eight destinations with four planes, on Friday entered voluntary receivership and halted all service.

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