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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)
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On This Day in Aviation History

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

Posted February 29, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

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…

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The US Navy Blue Angels flyby in tight formation
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Final Call

Virgin America’s Website Disaster Continues: Final Call

Posted November 11, 2011 by NYCA Admin

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…

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On This Day in Aviation History

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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Problems with maintenance on American MD-80s brought the airline its second fine from the FAA. (Photo by Phil Derner, Jr.)
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Aviation News

FAA Proposes Second Fine Against American

Posted March 19, 2010 by Mark Lawrence

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.

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Aviation News

Allegiant to Begin Flights Between Myrtle Beach and Three New Midwest Destinations

Posted February 25, 2010 by Justin Surguine

Best known for connecting small markets with popular tourist hot-spots, the self-proclaimed “Official Airline for Sunshine” will soon link to Myrtle Beach from Youngstown, Ohio, Fort Wayne, Ind., and Knoxville, Tenn.

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