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Today in Aviation History: February 3rd

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

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 launc...
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First Air 737 Crashes in Northern Canada, Killing 12

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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First launch of Space Shuttle Discovery, Mission STS-41-D. (Photo by NASA)

Space Shuttle Discovery’s First Flight: August 30 in Aviation History

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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Pan Am's Dixie Clipper (NC18605) carried President Franklin D. Roosevelt to Casablanca. (Photo by Pan Am)

January 14th in Aviation History: FDR Becomes First President To Fly

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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