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January 17th in Aviation History: British Airways Flight 38 Crash Lands at Heathrow

Posted January 17, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

A British Airways 777 lands short of the runway at Heathrow, a B-52 collision peppers nukes over Spain, Operation Desert Storm begins in Iraq, and more…

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January 15th in Aviation History: Miracle on the Hudson, United Airlines Born

Posted January 15, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

US Airways Flight 1549 makes its “Miracle on the Hudson” water landing. A Lockheed U-2 is lost in the Sea of Japan, the crash of Linjeflyg Flight 618, Boeing Air Transport starts delivering airmail, and more…






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One of the 16 US Army Air Forces B-25 Mitchell bombers that took off from the USS Hornet for the Doolittle Raid. (Photo by US Navy)
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Doolittle Raid Scores First US Revenge on Japan, Boeing Changes its Name: April 18th in Aviation History

Posted April 18, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Jimmy Doolittle leads an unprecedented raid against the Japanese, William Boeing changes the name of his company, Roland Garros is shot down over Germany, and more…






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Photo of the Day: Yes, that's a B-52 bomber performing a flyby BELOW deck height of the aircraft carrier USS Ranger.
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Final Call: A B-52′s Ridiculously Low Carrier Flyby, Google Launches International Airfare Searches

Posted March 15, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Loyal United fliers are not happy about the airline’s mileage revaluation, how to cram a 737 into a short hangar, Google launches international airfare searches, and more.






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A pair of B-52 Stratofortress aircraft, similar to the ones flown around the world in 1980. [Image: AV8Pix Christopher Ebdon]
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Today in Aviation History: March 12th

Posted March 12, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Southwest grounds 44 aircraft for inspection, a pair of B-52s fly around the world, an Air Vietnam DC-4 is shot down, and more…






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On This Day in Aviation History: January 24th

Posted January 24, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A bomb kills dozens at Domodedovo Airport in Moscow, the Department of Homeland Security is born, a B-52 crashes and drops two nuclear bombs on North Carolina, and more…






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Video: Fifteen B-52s Take Off Within Minutes During Exercise

Posted October 19, 2009 by NYCA Admin

An impressive sight: Here we see 15 B-52s conducting Minimum Interval Take-Offs (MITO) from Minot AFB, North Dakota, during the U.S. Strategic Command nuclear exercise GLOBAL THUNDER in June 2009.






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