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Space Shuttle Atlantis leaves the launch pad for the first time in 1985. (Photo by NASA)
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On This Day in Aviation History

X-15 Sets New Airspeed Record, History’s First Mid-Air Collision: October 3 in Aviation History

Posted October 3, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Space Shuttle Atlantis leaves earth for the first time, an X-15 flies Mach 6.72, history’s first midair collision, and more…

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Silver Airways Beechcraft 1900D (N81533) spotted at Billings, Montana. (Photo by redlegsfan21 via Flickr)
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Airline News

United Commuter Plane Lands at Wrong Airport in West Virginia

Posted August 9, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Pilot error appeared to be to blame when a plane flying a new route on behalf of United Airlines landed at the wrong airport Tuesday night.

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The winter sun shines nicely on this Ted Airbus A320 N479UA in Las Vegas
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On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: February 12th

Posted February 12, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Continental/Colgan Flight 3407 crashes in upstate New York, an Iran Air Tu-154 crashes into a mountain, United’s Ted low cost subsidiary begins operations, an Air Rhodesia flight is shot down in South Africa and more…

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Looks like a Star Alliance party at JFK's Terminal 4
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Final Call

Skeptics Say Biofuel Flights are Pie in the Sky, NASA to Unlock VAB to Tourists: Final Call

Posted October 24, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Biofuel may never be cheap enough for widespread airline use, Colgan Air execs may have had questions about a Flight 3407 pilot, a man proposes to his girlfriend on a Delta flight, and more…

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Airline News

FAA Proposes $1.9 Million Fine Against Colgan Air Over Improper Cabin Crew Fire Training

Posted September 15, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Colgan Air has been assessed $1,892,000 in penalties by the Federal Aviation Administration for operating flights staffed by flight attendants who were not properly trained in the operation of the planes’ cabin fire extinguisher system.

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On This Day in Aviation History

Today in Aviation History: February 12th

Posted February 12, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

Continental/Colgan Flight 3407 crashes in upstate New York, an Iran Air Tu-154 crashes into a mountain, United’s Ted low cost subsidiary begins operations, an Air Rhodesia flight is shot down in South Africa and more…

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Aviation News

Colgan Air Responds to NTSB Report on Flight 3407

Posted February 5, 2010 by Matt Celmer

Colgan Air responded to the National Transportation Safety Board’s findings on last year crash of Flight 3407 in Buffalo, NY. The report had placed blame squarely on the pilots, who did not respond properly to the stick-shaker stall warning.

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