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On This Day in Aviation History

Comair Jet Crashes Off of Wrong Runway: August 27th in Aviation History

Posted August 27, 2014 by NYCA Admin

Today in 1910, air-to-ground radio transmission is born; 1913, the first loop-the-loop maneuver is performed; in 1939, the jet age begins with the first flight of the Heinkel 178; 2006, Comair 5191 crashes in Lexington, Kentucky.

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On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: November 1st

Posted November 1, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Space Shuttle Columbia completes two important missions, SAS bans smoking on many flights, X-15 sets a speed record, United Flight 629 is bombed and more.

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