Posts Tagged ‘McDonnell Douglas DC-10’
 

 

La Guardia Turns 75: An In-Depth Look at the Airport’s Distinguished History

On the 75th Anniversary of La Guardia Airport's dedication, we take a deep look at its history in this heavily narrated photographic tour.
by Phil Derner Jr.
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Video: Watch DC-10 Fire Tanker Nose Dive Over a Mountain

Fire trucks are cool. Airliners are cool, too. Combine the two, using an aircraft type that we don’t get to see much of these days, and you have the DC-10 Fire Tanker. Three of them are in existence (910, 911 and 912), an...
by NYCAviation Staff
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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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Bleriot XI begins a flight over the Alps circa 1913.

Happy Birthday Captain Sully! January 23 in Aviation History

Chesley Sullenberger is born, Charles Lindbergh tells Congress to make peace with Hitler, a World Airways DC-10 crashes in Boston, more...
by NYCAviation Staff
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United Flight 232 on final descent, with visible damage to its tail.

United Airlines Flight 232 Miracle Crash Landing: July 19 in Aviation History

United Airlines Flight 232 crash lands in Sioux City, Iowa after an amazing feat of airmanship by its captain and crew, TWA begins showing in-flight movies, and more...
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