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Smoke On! The 2014 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach

Posted May 29, 2014 by Scott Snorteland

The 11th annual Bethpage FCU Air Show at Jones Beach occurred over Memorial Day weekend. Scott Snorteland gives us an inside look at this sign of summer.

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US Coast Guard HC-130 takes off from Lajes Air Base in the Azores. (Photo by João Eduardo Sequeira via wikipedia, CC-BY-SA)
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Coast Guard Buys Three Lockheed Martin HC-130J Airplanes

Posted October 3, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The US Coast Guard has ordered three new Lockheed Martin HC-130J airplanes to augment its surveillance and search and rescue capabilities.






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Air-to-air photo of the Boeing 367-80 Dash 80, showing the aircraft passing over Washington's Olympic Peninsula. (Photo by Joe Parke, via Boeing)
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Boeing 707 Prototype Makes First Test Flight, First USSR-US Service Takes Off: July 15 in Aviation History

Posted July 15, 2012 by NYCA Admin

1916: A timber merchant named William E. Boeing and a US Navy engineer named George Conrad Westervelt form a new aircraft company called the Pacific Aero Products Company. A year later it would be renamed Boeing Airplane Company. 1923: Dobrolyot, a Soviet state airline and predecessor of today’s Aeroflot, launches its first scheduled domestic service, […]

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Modular Airborne FireFighting System (MAFFS) being loaded onto an Air Force C-130 Hercules. (Photo by US Air Force)
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Air Force C-130 Hercules Firefighting Plane Crashes in South Dakota

Posted July 2, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A C-130 Hercules firefighting aircraft crashed while combating a blaze in South Dakota on Sunday.






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First successful flight of the Wright Flyer in 1903, for which the Wright Brothers filed a patent on March 23, 1902.
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Today in Aviation History: March 23rd

Posted March 23, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

The Wright Brothers file a patent for their motorized flying machine, a FedEx MD-11 crashes in Tokyo, an Aeroflot A310 crashes when he lets his children take over the controls, and more…






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Two Marines Rescued After Fighter Jet Crash off Mexican Coast

Posted August 11, 2011 by BNO News

Two U.S. Marines were rescued safely after their F/A-18 Hornet fighter jet crashed off Mexico’s Pacific coast on late Wednesday evening, officials said on Thursday.






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New Zealand Engineer Dead After Being Sucked Into Plane Engine

Posted August 9, 2011 by BNO News

Police in New Zealand are investigating the death of an aircraft engineer, Miles Hunter, 51, who was sucked into the engine of a C-130 Hercules transport plane early Monday morning.






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Military Plane Crashes in Morocco, Killing 78

Posted July 26, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Nearly 80 people were killed on Tuesday morning when a Moroccan Royal Armed Forces C-130 Hercules transport aircraft crashed into a southern Morocco mountain during bad weather, state-run media reported. There were three survivors.






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On This Day in Aviation History: August 23rd

Posted August 23, 2010 by NYCA Admin

Happy birthday to the Lockheed C-130 Hercules which made her maiden flight on this day in 1954. Other milestones include the first nonstop flight between Paris and Berlin, Britain’s first military balloon and more…






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