Posts Tagged ‘Caravelle’

A US Airways Fokker stored in the desert.

March 15th in Aviation History: Fokker Stops Building Planes After 84 Years

Fokker quits building planes, Pan Am launches Airbus A300 service, and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.

Some US Air Force C-17s watch a Delta Connection Saab 340A (N449XJ) take off from Minneapolis

Ron Paul Loves Charter Flights, Divers Find Sunken Airliner 34 Years After Crash: Final Call

Presidential candidate Ron Paul might be trailing in the polls, but he's leading his opponents in charter flight spending, Air India may drastically cut its order for Dreamliners, and more...
by admin


On This Day in Aviation History: January 7th

China resumes flights to and from the US in 1981, Hubert Latham sets a new altitude record, speed records in American coast-to-coast and Australia-New Zealand, the first flight over the English Channel takes place in a balloon ...
by Phil Derner Jr.



On This Day in Aviation History: September 11th

Four airliners are hijacked and intentionally crashed into the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and a field in Pennsylvania in 2001, killing 2,993; A Continental EMB120 crashes at IAH in 1991; Eastern flight 212 crashes in CLT...
by Phil Derner Jr.