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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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Joseph Kittinger's record-breaking skydive from 102,800 feet (31,300 m). (Photo by US Air Force)
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Joe Kittinger Skydives From 102,800 Feet: August 16th in Aviation History

Posted August 16, 2010 by NYCAviation Staff

The 82nd Airborne Division is formed, First flight of the Junkers Ju 287, the crashes of Northwest Flight 255 and West Caribbean Airways Flight 708,

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