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A Lufthansa Airbus A330-300 (reg D-AIKI) touches down at JFK Airport in New York. Photo by Tom Alfano.
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Today in Aviation History: January 6

Posted January 6, 2015 by NYCAviation Staff

Happy birthday to Lufthansa! United Grounds Ted, the US Marines take delivery of their first AV-8 Harrier and more…

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A KLM 747, similar to the aircraft involved in the Flight 867 incident.
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Today in Aviation History: December 15th

Posted December 15, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

In a near disaster, KLM Flight 867 loses all engines temporarily after flying through a cloud of volcanic ash, McDonnell Douglas and Boeing merge, the Boeing 787 makes its first flight, and more..






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A Swissair Boeing 747-300 at Zurich. (Photo by Eduard Marmet via Wikipedia)
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Swissair Liquidates, Hijacker Crashes Xiamen Airlines Plane: October 2 in Aviation History

Posted October 2, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Swissair grounds its fleet, a Xiamen Airlines flight is hijacked in China, President Reagan re-starts the B-1B bomber program, and more…






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An America West Boeing 737-100 (N708AW) spotted at San Jose International Airport in 1993. (Photo by Torsten Maiwald via Wikimedia Commons)
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America West Begins Flying, Boeing Merges With McDonnell Douglas: August 1 in Aviation History

Posted August 1, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Happy birthday NORAD, America West Airlines and ALM-Antillean Airlines. Boeing and McDonnell Douglas merge, Gary Powers dies, 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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On This Day in Aviation History: July 27th

Posted July 27, 2011 by NYCA Admin

First flights of the de Havilland Comet and F-15 Eagle, a Sukhoi Su-27 crashes into a crowd in the worst air show disaster, two news helicopters collide over Phoenix, 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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A Beluga aircraft arrives at the Shuttle Landing Facility [Photo credit: NASA/Jim Grossmann]
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September 13th in Aviation History: Airbus Beluga makes her maiden flight

Posted September 13, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

Air traffic resumes for the first time following the 9/11 attacks, a Spantax Airlines DC-10 crashes in Spain, the first fixed-wing aircraft flies in Europe and more…






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The Final Finnair MD-11 Flight and the Photos We’ll Miss

Posted February 22, 2010 by Justin Surguine

In honor of today’s end of Finnair’s MD-11 passenger service, here are a few of our favorite photos of the Finnish trijet captured over the years.






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Finnair to End MD-11 Service to JFK

Posted February 5, 2009 by NYCA Admin

On April 6th, Finnair will upgrade their Helsinki, Finland (HEL) to JFK flights from the long time MD-11 to their new Airbus A330-300. Flights were originally scheduled for the end of March.

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