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World’s First Jet Plane Takes Off in Nazi Germany: July 18 in Aviation History

Posted July 18, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

The world’s first jet plane makes its first flight, John Glenn is born, the first female 747 captain takes off, and more.

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Rendering of a Continental Airlines Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner
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March 12th in Aviation History: Blizzard of 1993 Shuts Down Airports from Georgia to Nova Scotia

Posted March 12, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Southwest grounds 44 aircraft for inspection, a pair of B-52s fly around the world, an Air Vietnam DC-4 is shot down, and more…

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An U.S. Navy Douglas A-4E Skyhawk aircraft (BuNo 151194) from Attack Squadron VA-164 Ghost Riders en route to a target in North Vietnam
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February 26th in Aviation History: First Scheduled Service Between England and Africa and United’s Twitter Gets Hacked

Posted February 26, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Eastern Air Lines Flight 21 crashes with the airline’s President on board, A-4 Skyhawk production ends, Philippine Airlines is founded, Piedmont carries its millionth passenger, and more…

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Somewhere over China, a Qatar Airways Boeing 777 makes a banking right turn
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Final Call: Are Boeing and Airbus Building Too Many Planes?

Posted February 22, 2012 by NYCA Admin

One leasing company CEO says Boeing and Airbus are unlikely to sell all the planes in their order book, a man is subdued after chanting “Allah akbar” on a plane, Continental’s days are numbered, and more…

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Israeli F-4s shot down Libyan Airlines Flight 114 on this day in 1973.
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February 21st in Aviation History: Libyan Airliner Shot Down, Photos of 757 Gushing Fuel

Posted February 21, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Photos of a Thomas Cook 757 gushing fuel are captured by a planespotter, Libyan Airlines Flight 114 is shot down by Israelis, ANA’s first international flight, Santa Barbara Flight 518 crashes in Venezuela, and more…

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New Spanish Airline Volotea to Launch Flights This April

Posted February 16, 2012 by NYCA Admin

An all-Boeing 717 carrier backed by some serious players seeks to make a dent in the European airline industry in just a few weeks.

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On This Day in Aviation History: February 13th

Posted February 13, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

The TSA takes over airport security from the FAA, the Soviets start using Cuba as a base for US spy missions, the F-4 Corsair makes its operational debut and more…

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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: 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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On This Day in Aviation History: February 2nd

Posted February 2, 2012 by NYCA Admin

First flight of the F-16, JAL begins its first international route, PEOPLExpress folds, a Cebu Pacific flight crashes in the Philippines and more…

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Former White House Bomb Sniffing Dog Goes Rogue at Detroit Airport [UPDATED]

Posted January 17, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A dog recently fired from his bomb sniffing job at the White House is on the lam at Detroit Metro Airport after escaping from handlers Monday night.

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