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Awesome Vintage Aviation Photos: North of the Border

Posted July 22, 2014 by John F. Ciesla

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

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Pan Am Boeing 747-100 "Clipper Neptune's Car" (N742PA) seen in Zurich, 1985. (Photo by Eduard Mamet via wikimedia)
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Pan Am Grounds All Flights: December 4th In Aviation History

Posted December 4, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

Pan Am ceases operations, Kuwaiti Airways Flight 221 is hijacked, the US Navy bombs Libya, and more…






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Do Pilots Think About Crashing?

Posted March 28, 2012 by Patrick Smith

It’s the pilot’s job to worry about crashing. It’s in their best interest, and yours too.






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First takeoff by the Boeing 747 City of Everett.
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On This Day in Aviation History: February 9th

Posted February 9, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

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…






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Memorial service for the soldiers who died aboard Arrow Air Flight 1285.
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On This Day in Aviation History: December 12th

Posted December 12, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

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






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On This Day in Aviation History: November 16th

Posted November 16, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

Qantas is founded, NASA’s X-43 hits Mach 10, NASA’s Skylab 4 and Russia’s Venera 3 are launched, National Airlines Flight 967 crashes, and more…






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Pilot Michael J. Adams alongside the X-15.
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On This Day in Aviation History: November 15th

Posted November 15, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

A day of eight crashes kill a total of 363 people, the first transpolar round-the-world flight takes off, the first flight of the Heinkel He 219 Uhu, and more…






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John Travolta Signs On to Pitch Bombardier Business Jets

Posted September 20, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Bombardier has secured the services of Hollywood star and noted aviator John Travolta to promote their Learjet, Challenger and Global lines of business jets.






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NASA Tests Chicken Fat-Based Jet Fuel Using DC-8 Airborne Laboratory

Posted April 2, 2011 by BNO News

NASA has announced that a group of scientists from its Langley Research Center traveled cross-country this month for an experiment with eco-friendly jet fuel made out of chicken fat.






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On This Day in Aviation History: February 9th

Posted February 9, 2011 by NYCA Admin

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…






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