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Bellview Airlines 737 similar to the one in the 2005 crash [By Rolf Wallner via Wikimedia Commons]
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October 22nd in Aviation History

Posted October 22, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

Bellview Airlines flight 210 crashes in Lagos, the Professional Air Traffic Controllers union is decertified, a BAC-111 prototype crashes and more…

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Pan Am's Dixie Clipper (NC18605) carried President Franklin D. Roosevelt to Casablanca. (Photo by Pan Am)
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January 14th in Aviation History: FDR Becomes First President To Fly

Posted January 14, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

President Franklin Delano Roosevelt boards a plane for Morocco, a fire on the deck of carrier USS Enterprise kills 27 sailors, and more…

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January 13th in Aviation History: Air Florida 90 Crashes and First Single Rotor Helicopter Flight

Posted January 13, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

The Air Florida Flight 90 disaster takes 78 lives in Washington DC, and an Uzbekistan Yak-42 crashes in Tashkent. In happier news, Igor Sikorsky makes the first successful single-rotor helicopter flight, Shuttle Endeavour launches on STS-54, and an ejection seat is used for the first time.

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Pan Am Boeing 747-100 "Clipper Neptune's Car" (N742PA) seen in Zurich, 1985. (Photo by Eduard Mamet via wikimedia)
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Pan Am Grounds All Flights: December 4th In Aviation History

Posted December 4, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

Pan Am ceases operations, Kuwaiti Airways Flight 221 is hijacked, the US Navy bombs Libya, and more…

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First launch of Space Shuttle Discovery, Mission STS-41-D. (Photo by NASA)
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Space Shuttle Discovery’s First Flight: August 30 in Aviation History

Posted August 30, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

First flight of Space Shuttle Discovery, Lockheed and Martin Marietta announce a merger, a Conviasa 737 crashes into a mountain and more.

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The Antonov An-225 Mriya CCCP-82060 is seen here with Buran strapped to its back during a demonstration at the 1989 Paris Air Show. (Photo by Ralf Manteufel)
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March 22nd in Aviation History: Antonov An-225 Mriya Sets Takeoff Weight Record Carrying Russian Space Shuttle

Posted March 22, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

The An-225 sets new world records while carrying Space Shuttle Buran, a USAir jet crashes at LaGuardia Airport in New York, a British Airways 747 is hijacked, and more…

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The US Air Force Lockheed A-12, Serial Number 06932, looks very similar to the later SR-71 Blackbird. (Photo by US Air Force)
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February 29th in Aviation History: American Announces Huge MD-80 Order, President Johnson Reveals Existence of A-12 Spy Plane

Posted February 29, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

A Faucett Peru 737 crashes into a hillside, American Airlines orders 67 MD-80s, President Lyndon Johnson talks about the A-12 spy plane, and more…

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On This Day in Aviation History: February 3rd

Posted February 3, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The Day the Music Died: Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J. P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson are killed in a plane crash. Also, a US Marines jet slices down a cable car in Italy, Lufthansa launches the first regular transatlantic airmail service and more…

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First Air 737 Crashes in Northern Canada, Killing 12

Posted August 20, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A Boeing 737-200 carrying 15 people crashed in the Canadian Arctic Saturday afternoon, killing 12 of them. The condition of the three survivors was not immediately known.

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On This Day in Aviation History: May 5th

Posted May 5, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

Cinco de Mayo is a busy day in aviation: Alan Shepard becomes the first American in space, Eastern Flight 855 narrowly averts near Miami, two unrelated hijackings on the same day in 1972, the merger of Air France with KLM and much more…

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