Posts Tagged ‘Eastern Air Lines’
 

 

“The Wings of Man” at Walt Disney World

Disney World's "If You Had Wings," sponsored by Eastern Air Lines, brought the spirit of aviation to the Magic Kingdom in the 1970s and 80s.
by Shea Oakley
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A 727? Again?

Take a stroll down memory lane with us as we remember a time when a now classic airliner was once so common that it was boring.
by Shea Oakley
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Electra Memories

Aviation historian Shea Oakley shares memories from his youth of Eastern Airlines' L-188 Electras and the time he almost got to fly on one.
by Shea Oakley
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Remember That One Time Donald Trump Owned an Airline?

With Donald Trump being all over the news of late, we take a look back at the Trump Shuttle.
by Gabe Andino
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The Apollo 17 spacecraft, containing astronauts Eugene A. Cernan, Ronald E. Evans, and Harrison H. Schmitt, glided to a safe splashdown at 2:25 p.m. EST on Dec. 19, 1972, 648 kilometers (350 nautical miles) southeast of American Samoa. The astronauts were flown by recovery helicopter to the U.S.S. Ticonderoga slightly less than an hour after the completion of NASA's sixth and last manned lunar landing in the Apollo program. (Photo by NASA)

Today in Aviation History: December 19th

The world's first airport opens near Paris, the last moon mission returns to earth, a Chalk's Ocean Airways crash is captured on video, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff