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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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On This Day in Aviation History: March 30th

Posted March 30, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

Eight high school girls die when Delta Air Lines Flight 9877 crashes into their hotel room in 1967. Also, Aloha Airlines announces the end of operations, Sudan Airways Flight 111 is hijacked, John Glenn bows out of Senate race, German man claims ownership of airspace above his property and much 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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Photo Gallery: Arrow Air Ceases Operations After 63 Years of Service

Posted July 1, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

Arrow Air, the Miami-based cargo carrier with a long history of cargo, passenger and even aircraft leasing operations, grounded their fleet on Wednesday, concluding several years of financial gloom.

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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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A NASA WB-57 like this one will take part in the new wave of hurricane testing later this summer.
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NASA to Send Three Aircraft to Study Hurricanes

Posted July 8, 2010 by BNO News

NASA will launch hurricane study program this summer using 1960s-era jets along with a modern UAV.

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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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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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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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(Photo by Manny Gonzalez)
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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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