Posts Tagged ‘McDonnell Douglas MD-80’
 

 

Fact Time: Wednesday’s Ameristar MD-83 Overrun in Detroit

A chartered Ameristar MD-83 carrying the Michigan men's basketball team overran the runway at Willow Run Airport yesterday. Here are the current facts regarding the accident.
by Phil Derner Jr.
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The US Air Force Lockheed A-12, Serial Number 06932, looks very similar to the later SR-71 Blackbird. (Photo by US Air Force)

February 29th in Aviation History: American Announces Huge MD-80 Order, President Johnson Reveals Existence of A-12 Spy Plane

A Faucett Peru 737 crashes into a hillside, American Airlines orders 67 MD-80s, President Lyndon Johnson talks about the A-12 spy plane, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff
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The US Navy Blue Angels flyby in tight formation

Virgin America’s Website Disaster Continues: Final Call

Virgin America's tech debacle reaches its third week, a collector accidentally ships a bomb through O'Hare, an American MD-80 hits a firetruck at DFW, and more...
by admin
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On This Day in Aviation History: May 7th

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 m...
by Phil Derner Jr.

 
 

FAA Proposes Second Fine Against American

Issues with maintenance performed on McDonnell Douglas MD-80s brought American Airlines their second recent fine from the FAA for $300,000, which would total over $1 million this month.
by Mark Lawrence