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The New York Times front page following the deadly midair collision in NYC
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Today in Aviation History: December 16th

Posted December 16, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

The midair collision of a United DC-8 and TWA Constellation over New York City, Concorde makes the first sub-3-hour Atlantic crossing, an Air Canada CRJ crashes, and more…

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The mounting point for the Space Shuttle seen here on the SCA has this funny reminder on it.
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Today in Aviation History: December 2nd

Posted December 2, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

Airbus launches the A320neo program, NASA’s Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft flies for the first time, LaGuardia Airport in New York opens for business, and more…






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Today in Aviation History: October 24th

Posted October 24, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

Concorde makes its final commercial flight, first flight of the Lockheed Martin F-35 prototype, and more…






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January 21st in Aviation History: First Concorde Passenger Flight, Cargolux Lands on Van and 40 More Events!

Posted January 21, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

The Concorde begins scheduled service for both British Airways and Air France, crashes of Galaxy Airlines 203, Pan Am 1104 and an Iranian 727. NASA’s Spirit rover ceases communication from Mars, and more…






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One of the two British Airways A318s at the gate in Shannon, Ireland.
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Flying Back to the Future Aboard the British Airways Airbus A318

Posted October 10, 2013 by Jason Rabinowitz

Once the Concorde was retired in 2003, British Airways began looking for a new way of quickly getting premium passengers across the pond. The solution came in the form of an odd combination of resources.






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Air France Concorde F-BTSC on fire before crashing in Paris.
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Air France Concorde Crashes in Paris: July 25 in Aviation History

Posted July 25, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

An Air France Concorde crashes in Paris, French aviator Louis BlĂ©riot crosses the English Channel, and more…






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In preparation for its flight to New York, Space Shuttle Enterprise is mounted to the top of the Boeing 747 Shuttle Carrier Aircraft at Dulles Airport early Friday morning. (Photo by NASA/Bill Ingals)
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Will Intrepid Love and Honor Space Shuttle Enterprise?

Posted May 2, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

Our ups, downs and more downs in dealing with the Intrepid Museum, including aircraft abuse and putting profit over enthusiasm.






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The first Boeing 737-100 (N73700) in house colors. (Photo by Boeing)
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Today in Aviation History: April 9th

Posted April 9, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Boeing flies the 737 for the first time, the first British-built Concorde flies, the Tupolev Tu-114 sets a world speed record for props, a Japanese plane flies to London, and more…






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A Eurofighter Typhoon in flight.
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Today in Aviation History: March 27th

Posted March 27, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

The Tenerife disaster takes place, the Eurofighter Typhoon makes its first flight, Concorde flights to Miami begin, and more…






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Concorde's first test flight
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March 2nd in Aviation History: Concorde’s First Test Flight

Posted March 2, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Concorde makes its first test flight, a Boeing B-50 Superfortress completes the first nonstop, round-the-world flight, and more…






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