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Apollo 17 awaits launch at Cape Canaveral. (Photo by NASA)
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On This Day in Aviation History

Pearl Harbor Attacked, Last Moon Mission Launched: December 7th In Aviation History

Posted December 7, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

“A day which will live in infamy,” air marshals shoot a passenger, a USAir employee deliberately crashes a plane, and more…

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On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: May 6th

Posted May 6, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

The Hindenburg Disaster in Lakehurst, New Jersey ends the era of the airship. Several firsts, such as PSA’s inaugural flight, United’s flights between NY and San Francisco, first flight of the P-47 Thunderbolt, and TWA’s delivery of the Boeing 307 Stratoliner, and more…






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Hans Wendt of the San Diego County Public Relations Office was able to capture two photos of the falling PSA aircraft, and was awarded a Pulitzer Prize for his shots.
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Aviation News

On This Day in Aviation History: September 25th

Posted September 25, 2009 by Phil Derner Jr.

PSA Flight 182 collides with a Cessna 172 in San Diego, killing 144. The Royal Jordanian Air Force is born, the first “blind” instrument flight takes place on Long Island, and the Wright Brothers arrive in Kitty Hawk.






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