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Bleriot XI begins a flight over the Alps circa 1913.
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Happy Birthday Captain Sully! January 23 in Aviation History

Posted January 23, 2013 by NYCAviation Staff

Chesley Sullenberger is born, Charles Lindbergh tells Congress to make peace with Hitler, a World Airways DC-10 crashes in Boston, more…

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An American Airlines Douglas DC-4.
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March 4th in Aviation History: American Begins Flying the Douglas DC-4 on Cross-Country Flights

Posted March 4, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

American Airlines begins DC-4 cross country flights, the Hindenburg makes its first flight, Herbert Hoover becomes the first civilian to break the sound barrier, and more…

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Concorde's first test flight
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March 2nd in Aviation History: Concorde’s First Test Flight

Posted March 2, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Concorde makes its first test flight, a Boeing B-50 Superfortress completes the first nonstop, round-the-world flight, and more…

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On This Day in Aviation History: December 3rd

Posted December 3, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

NASA loses contact with the Mars Polar Lander, a Northwest DC-9 and 727 collide in Detroit in 1990, Pioneer sends back high-res photos of Jupiter, the Mk5 Sea Vampire becomes the first jet to land on an aircraft carrier, and more…

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On This Day in Aviation History: April 27th

Posted April 27, 2010 by NYCA Admin

The Airbus A380 makes its maiden test flight, Pioneer 10 contacts earth for the last time, some tragic crashes involving Thai Airways, Aviateca, American Airlines and Aeroflot and more!

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