B-47 Stratojet

 
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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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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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This B-47 Stratojet and its JATO bottles coughs its way into the sky, giving the runway some second-hand smoke.
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March 11th in Aviation History: Air Force Jet Nearly Nukes Georgia Coast

Posted March 11, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

China’s first privately owned airline takes off while Canadian airline JetsGo stops going, Japan gets their first 767 AWACS, a B-47 jettisons a nuke, and more…






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Postmaster Gisberts in the bow compartment of a Friedrichshafen FF 45 G.III [Photo Credit: Lufthansa]
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Today in Aviation History: February 5th

Posted February 5, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

The world’s first airline launches passenger service, US starts inspecting baggage, a B-47 loses a nuke, TWA starts transatlantic flights, two transcontinental flying speed records are set and more…






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XB-47 test flight, later to become the B-47 Stratojet.
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On this Day in Aviation History: February 5th

Posted February 5, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

The world’s first airline launches passenger service, US starts inspecting baggage, a B-47 loses a nuke, TWA starts transatlantic flights, two transcontinental flying speed records are set and more…






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