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January 21st in Aviation History: First Concorde Passenger Flight, Cargolux Lands on Van and 40 More Events!

Posted January 21, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

The Concorde begins scheduled service for both British Airways and Air France, crashes of Galaxy Airlines 203, Pan Am 1104 and an Iranian 727. NASA’s Spirit rover ceases communication from Mars, and more…

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January 18th in Aviation History: A380 Unveiled, United Flt 266 Crashes Into Pacific Ocean

Posted January 18, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

The Airbus A380 is unveiled, the F-4 Phantom is yanked from front-line service, Bell makes its 25,000th Helo, United Flight 266 crashes, as well as Capital Airlines Flight 20.

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The remnants of Shuttle Columbia rain down over Texas.
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10 Years Since Space Shuttle Columbia Disaster: February 1st in Aviation History

Posted February 1, 2013 by NYCA Admin

Today marks the anniversaries of the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster, UAL’s emergence from bankruptcy, Boeing’s decision to discontinue the 727 and more…

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Space Shuttle Challenger Disaster: January 28th in Aviation History

Posted January 28, 2013 by NYCAviation Staff

The Space Shuttle Challenger explodes after launch, the crash of a TAME 727 in Colombia, a DC-3 chartered by the INS goes down in 1948 and more…

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First Bombing Of An Airliner: October 10 in Aviation History

Posted October 10, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A Boeing 727 is shot down in the Congo, a United Airlines flight becomes the first victim of a bombing, and more…

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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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A US Airways Fokker stored in the desert.
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March 15th in Aviation History: Fokker Stops Building Planes After 84 Years

Posted March 15, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

Fokker quits building planes, Pan Am launches Airbus A300 service, and more…

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A South African Airways Boeing 747SP ZS-SPE on the ground at Frankfurt
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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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Pilot Michael J. Adams alongside the X-15.
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On This Day in Aviation History: November 15th

Posted November 15, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

A day of eight crashes kill a total of 363 people, the first transpolar round-the-world flight takes off, the first flight of the Heinkel He 219 Uhu, and more…

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The highlighted portion of this photo clearly allows you to see the Whatsis that STS-92 attached to the thingamajig on the International Space Station (ISS).
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On This Day in Aviation History: October 11th

Posted October 11, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

Theodore Roosevelt becomes the first president to fly, NASA launches the 100th Space Shuttle mission, a Congo Airlines 727 is shot down, and more…

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