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North Korea Fires Long-Range Missile, Claims Successful Satellite Launch

Posted December 12, 2012 by BNO News

The world doubted North Korea’s claims on Wednesday that it successfully launched a weather satellite into orbit.

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Kim Jong-un watches something in the sky. (Photo by Korean Central News Agency)
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North Korea Ready To Try Another Rocket Launch Carrying ‘Satellite’

Posted December 4, 2012 by NYCA Admin

North Korea will this month attempt for a second time to launch a long-range rocket carrying a satellite, the government announced Saturday.

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NASA's B377SGT Super Guppy Turbine cargo aircraft touches down at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. on June 11, 2000 to deliver the latest version of the X-38 flight test vehicle to NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center. (Photo by NASA)
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On This Day in Aviation History

First Flight of the Super Guppy: August 31 in Aviation History

Posted August 31, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Rocky Marciano dies in a plane crash, Aeromexico Flight 498 suffers a midair collision near LAX, and more…

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Aero L-29 Delfin on display at the Museum of Hungarian Aviation.
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April 5th in Aviation History: The Death of Howard Hughes, Czechoslovakia’s First Jet Flies

Posted April 5, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Howard Hughes dies, North Korea launches a satellite, Atlantic Southeast Airlines Flight 2311 crashes in Georgia, and more…

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North Korean Commerce Minister Killed in Helicopter Crash

Posted February 17, 2012 by BNO News

North Korean commerce minister Kim Bong-cheol was killed on Tuesday when his helicopter crashed on a small island in North Pyongan province, according to a news report on Thursday. Four others were also killed.

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Airline News

‘My Bad’: South Korean Military Apologizes for Shooting at Passenger Jet

Posted June 20, 2011 by BNO News

South Korean military officials on Monday apologized after its troops mistakenly opened fire on an Asiana Airlines passenger plane early Friday morning when they misidentified it for a North Korean military plane.

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South Korean Troops Try to Shoot Down Airliner After Mistaking it for North Korean Jet

Posted June 18, 2011 by BNO News

South Korean troops mistakenly opened fire at an Asiana Airlines passenger plane early Friday morning after misidentifying it as a North Korean military plane, the Yonhap news agency reported on Saturday.

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