Posts Tagged ‘Douglas DC-8’


Awesome Vintage Aviation Photos: North of the Border

Join us as we celebrate the airports, airlines, and aircraft of yesteryear, through the vintage aviation photos of Bill Armstrong. This week: Canada!
by John F. Ciesla

Pan Am Boeing 747-100 "Clipper Neptune's Car" (N742PA) seen in Zurich, 1985. (Photo by Eduard Mamet via wikimedia)

Pan Am Grounds All Flights: December 4th In Aviation History

Pan Am ceases operations, Kuwaiti Airways Flight 221 is hijacked, the US Navy bombs Libya, and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.


Do Pilots Think About Crashing?

It's the pilot's job to worry about crashing. It's in their best interest, and yours too.
by Patrick Smith


First takeoff by the Boeing 747 City of Everett.

On This Day in Aviation History: February 9th

The Boeing 747 makes its first test flight, British Airways becomes the second carrier to operate the 757, Apollo 14 returns to Earth from the Moon, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff


On This Day in Aviation History: December 12th

An Arrow Air DC-8 carrying U.S. soldiers crashes in Canada, Chuck Yeager hits Mach 2.5, and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.