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An Eastern Air Lines Douglas DC-9 similar to that which was hijacked on this day in 1970
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March 17th in Aviation History: Hijacker Kills Eastern Air Lines Pilot in Boston Hijacking Attempt

Posted March 17, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

A hijacking attempt over Boston ends safely for passengers but not the first officer, Air Inter launches service in France, Linda Finch recreates Amelia Earhart’s flight around the world, a JAL 747 makes the first nonstop Tokyo-New York flight, and more…

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YF-16 No. 1 [Photo Credit: USAF]
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On This Day in Aviation History: February 2nd

Posted February 2, 2012 by NYCA Admin

First flight of the F-16, JAL begins its first international route, PEOPLExpress folds, a Cebu Pacific flight crashes in the Philippines and more…

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Pilot Michael J. Adams alongside the X-15.
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On This Day in Aviation History: November 15th

Posted November 15, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

A day of eight crashes kill a total of 363 people, the first transpolar round-the-world flight takes off, the first flight of the Heinkel He 219 Uhu, and more…

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On This Day in Aviation History: May 11th

Posted May 11, 2011 by NYCA Admin

ValuJet Flight 592 crashes in Florida, Charles Lindbergh sets his first record in the Spirit of St. Louis, first aircraft to cross the North Pole, new airplane speed record and more…

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PEOPLExpress was one of the fastest growing airlines in history.
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On This Day in Aviation History: February 2nd

Posted February 2, 2011 by NYCA Admin

First flight of the F-16, JAL begins its first international route, PEOPLExpress folds, a Cebu Pacific flight crashes in the Philippines and more…

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Understandably, Mother Fokker was most upset about Anthony death.
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On This Day in Aviation History: December 23rd

Posted December 23, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

The deaths of two aviation greats; Andrei Tupolev in 1972 and Anthony Fokker in 1939. The B-1 Lancer makes its first flight in 1974, the first dogfight with a UAV in 2002 and the crashes of Azerbaijan Flight 217 in 2005 and Alitalia Flight 4128 in 1978.

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