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U.S. Navy's ZMC-2 metal skinned airship.
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Orville Wright is Born: August 19 in Aviation History

Posted August 19, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Happy birthday to Orville Wright! Also, first flight of the B-25 Mitchell, Russian space dogs Belka and Strelka orbit the earth, and more…

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On This Day in Aviation History: January 30th

Posted January 30, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

United’s 747SP “Friendship One” sets an around-the-world record, the crashes of Kenya Airlines 43 and Pan Am 806, Orville Wright passes away, and more…

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On This Day in Aviation History: January 29th

Posted January 29, 2012 by NYCA Admin

Boeing announces the 7E7 program, President Wilson appoints Orville Wright to an aeronautics advisory committee, flights resume between China and Taiwan and more…

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“Friendship One” 747SP (N454UA) has seen “fresher” days. Captured here sitting at ACY in 2005, this was also once N538PA while operating under Pan Am. (Photo by Tom Turner)
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On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: January 30th

Posted January 30, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

United’s 747SP “Friendship One” sets an around-the-world record, the crashes of Kenya Airlines 431, Pan Am 806, and disappearances of a Varig 707F and a British Tudor, and more…

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On This Day in Aviation History: September 17th

Posted September 17, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

NASA unveils the Space Shuttle Enterprise, East African Airways begins Nairobi-London service, maiden flight of the X-15 rocket plane, first fatality on a powered airplane, and more…

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