Posts Tagged ‘Eastern Air Lines’
 

 

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

 
 

The Little Airport That Could: La Guardia’s Tri-Jet Heavies

The story of how widebody tri-jets showed up at LGA, and how they drifted away, as told and wonderfully illustrated by planespotters.
by Brian Futterman
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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.

 
 
AtlasJet MD-82 (TC-AKM)

Eastern Air Lines DC-7 Crashes In New York Fog: November 30 in Aviation History

Eastern Flight 512 crashes in New York, Atlasjet Flight 4203 crashes in Turkey, Curtiss Aeroplane Company is born, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff