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A Pan American Sikorsky S-42 flying boat taking off. (Photo by US Navy)
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Pan Am Begins First Mainland Flights to Hawaii, Harriet Quimby First Woman to Fly Across English Channel: April 16th in Aviation History

Posted April 16, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Pan Am flies from San Francisco to Hawaii with a Sikorsky S-42 flying boat, Harriet Quimby crosses the English Channel, Apollo 16 launches for the Moon, Canada forms its first air force, and more…

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A Spitfire H.F Mk. VII being tested at Langley Air Force Base in 1943
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March 5th in Aviation History: First Flights of the Gloster Meteor and Supermarine Spitfire

Posted March 5, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Southwest Airlines Flight 1455 overruns at Burbank, launches of Landsat 3 and Explorer 2, crashes of BOAC 911, Palair Macedonian 301, Lake Central, first flight of the Spitfire and lots more.

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Pan Am 707 Idlewild
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On This Day in Aviation History: October 26th

Posted October 26, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Pan Am enters the jet age with 707 service from New York to Paris. Also, first flight of the P-51 Mustang, the “newest” B-52 is delivered and more…

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