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On This Day in Aviation History

January 15th in Aviation History: Miracle on the Hudson, United Airlines Born

Posted January 15, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

US Airways Flight 1549 makes its “Miracle on the Hudson” water landing. A Lockheed U-2 is lost in the Sea of Japan, the crash of Linjeflyg Flight 618, Boeing Air Transport starts delivering airmail, and more…

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Photo of the Day: In this nighttime photo from the International Space Station, Long Island and the New York City area are visible in the lower right, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh are near the center. Parts of two Russian vehicles parked at the orbital outpost are seen in left foreground.
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Final Call: Ryanair CEO Calls Boeing 737 MAX a ‘Dog’s Dinner of a Design’

Posted February 29, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Ryanair CEO O’Leary unimpressed with the Boeing 737 MAX, but Southwest chief thinks it will be delivered early, and more…

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Rendering of a Qatar Airways Airbus A350XWB. (Image by Fixion/Airbus)
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February 27th in Aviation History: The Father of Area 51 is Born and A Bumbling Ryanair Evacuation

Posted February 27, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Qatar Airways gives Airbus an ultimatum over A350 design, a Ryanair crew has difficulty evacuating a plane, Lockheed Skunk Works engineer Kelly Johnson is born, and more…

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Diagram illustrating the routes of the Cosmos and Iridium satellites when they collided in 2009.
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On This Day in Aviation History: February 10th

Posted February 10, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

McDonnell Douglas delivers its 10,000th plane, Gary Powers is released by the Soviets, two communications satellites collide in orbit and more…

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Final Call: Modern UAVs Grounded in Favor of 1950s Spy Planes, Psychics Say Apollo 16 Met Moon Men

Posted January 23, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The Obama Administration plans to ground the Global Hawk in favor of the U-2, ATR is destroying Bombardier in the turboprop market, Syria orders dozens of fighter trainers, and more…

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On This Day in Aviation History: October 27th

Posted October 27, 2011 by NYCA Admin

Cuba shoots down a U-2 spy plane, NASA launches the first Saturn rocket, Air Mali is formed, and more…

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On This Day in Aviation History: May 7th

Posted May 7, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

The Soviet Union proves that they shot down a U-2 spy plane after an American attempt to cover it up, Pacific Air Flight 773 crashes after a man shoots both pilots, Varig is founded, the Lockheed L-1011-500 enters service and more…

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On This Day in Aviation History: February 10th

Posted February 10, 2011 by NYCA Admin

McDonnell Douglas delivers its 10,000th plane, Gary Powers is released by the Soviets, two communications satellites collide in orbit and more…

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