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An America West Boeing 737-100 (N708AW) spotted at San Jose International Airport in 1993. (Photo by Torsten Maiwald via Wikimedia Commons)
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On This Day in Aviation History

America West Begins Flying, Boeing Merges With McDonnell Douglas: August 1 in Aviation History

Posted August 1, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Happy birthday NORAD, America West Airlines and ALM-Antillean Airlines. Boeing and McDonnell Douglas merge, Gary Powers dies, and more…

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This underwear bomb failed to take down a Northwest Airlines Airbus A330, but did succeed in burning its owner's genitals. (Photo by FBI, via ABC News)
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New Underwear Bomb Plot Thwarted by CIA, But More Bombs and Terrorists Unaccounted For

Posted May 7, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The CIA has broken up a new Al Qaeda plot to blow up an airliner using explosive underwear, the Associated Press reported Monday afternoon. An upgraded underwear bomb with an improved detonation system was seized by agents in Yemen, according to the report. A suicide bomber had been selected to carry out the plot, but […]

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Airbus A320 first flight team
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On This Day in Aviation History

February 22nd in Aviation History: Airbus A320 Makes its First Flight, Man Tries to Crash Delta DC-9 Into the White House

Posted February 22, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The Airbus A320 makes its maiden test flight, Samuel Byck attempts to hijack a Delta DC-9 to crash it into the White House, a plane breaks the 100 mph for the first time, and more…

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Diagram illustrating the routes of the Cosmos and Iridium satellites when they collided in 2009.
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On This Day in Aviation History: February 10th

Posted February 10, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

McDonnell Douglas delivers its 10,000th plane, Gary Powers is released by the Soviets, two communications satellites collide in orbit and more…

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On This Day in Aviation History: February 10th

Posted February 10, 2011 by NYCA Admin

McDonnell Douglas delivers its 10,000th plane, Gary Powers is released by the Soviets, two communications satellites collide in orbit and more…

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