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This B-47 Stratojet and its JATO bottles coughs its way into the sky, giving the runway some second-hand smoke.
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March 11th in Aviation History: Air Force Jet Nearly Nukes Georgia Coast

Posted March 11, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

China’s first privately owned airline takes off while Canadian airline JetsGo stops going, Japan gets their first 767 AWACS, a B-47 jettisons a nuke, and more…

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On this Day in Aviation History: February 5th

Posted February 5, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

The world’s first airline launches passenger service, US starts inspecting baggage, a B-47 loses a nuke, TWA starts transatlantic flights, two transcontinental flying speed records are set and more…

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On This Day in Aviation History: November 19th

Posted November 19, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

China launches their first spacecraft, TAP Flight 425 crashes, Apollo 12 lands on the Moon, construction of Ronald Reagan Airport begins, and more.

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XB-47 test flight, later to become the B-47 Stratojet.
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On This Day in Aviation History

On this Day in Aviation History: February 5th

Posted February 5, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

The world’s first airline launches passenger service, US starts inspecting baggage, a B-47 loses a nuke, TWA starts transatlantic flights, two transcontinental flying speed records are set and more…

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Historic Flight Foundation Provides a Unique Glimpse Into Aviation’s Golden Age

Posted January 5, 2011 by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren

Since its public debut in May, John Sessions and his Historic Flight Foundation have been out to change the way people experience vintage aircraft, from bombers to airliners to biplanes. And it’s working.

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On This Day in Aviation History: October 1st

Posted October 1, 2009 by Phil Derner Jr.

Concorde breaks the sound barrier, West Coast Airlines Flight 956 becomes the first fatal DC-9 crash, NASA is born, and the F-86 and XP-59 take their first flights.

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