Posts Tagged ‘Douglas DC-8’
 

 
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.

 
 

Today in Aviation History: March 30th

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,...
by Phil Derner Jr.

 
 

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.

 

 

Photo Gallery: Arrow Air Ceases Operations After 63 Years of Service

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.
by Phil Derner Jr.

 
 

On This Day in Aviation History: November 15th

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...
by Phil Derner Jr.