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A Washington Herald cover photo captured Atwood's approach to the White House South Lawn. (Photo by G.V. Bock, via Library of Congress)
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On This Day in Aviation History

Plane Lands on White House Lawn, Howard Hughes Sets Round-the-World Speed Record: July 14th in Aviation History

Posted July 14, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Harry Atwood lands his “Moth” biplane on the White House lawn, Howard Hughes sets a new round-the-world speed record, and more…

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First successful flight of the Wright Flyer in 1903, for which the Wright Brothers filed a patent on March 23, 1902.
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Today in Aviation History: March 23rd

Posted March 23, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

The Wright Brothers file a patent for their motorized flying machine, a FedEx MD-11 crashes in Tokyo, an Aeroflot A310 crashes when he lets his children take over the controls, and more…

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On This Day in Aviation History: May 4th

Posted May 4, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

The “Superga Air Disaster” kills the entire Torino AC football team, US Airways joins Star Alliance, EAS Flight 4226 crashes after overshooting a runway and demolishing dozens of buildings, Lunar Orbiter 4 and Magellan space probe launch, Amy Johnson sets another speed record and more!

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