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First successful flight of the Wright Flyer in 1903, for which the Wright Brothers filed a patent on March 23, 1902.
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On This Day in Aviation History

March 23rd in Aviation History: Wilbur and Orville File Wright Flyer Patent

Posted March 23, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

The Wright Brothers file a patent for their motorized flying machine, a FedEx MD-11 crashes in Tokyo, an Aeroflot A310 crashes when he lets his children take over the controls, and more…

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The first Boeing 747-8 Freighter for Cargolux. (Photo by Boeing)
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John Denver Dies In a Plane Crash, Boeing Delivers First 747-8 Freighter: October 12 in Aviation History

Posted October 12, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Singer John Denver dies in a plane crash, Boeing delivers the first 747-8, Air Force One has a near miss, and more…

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British Airways and Iberia tails.
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April 8th in Aviation History: British Airways and Iberia Merge Business Operations, Engine Falls Off a BOAC 707

Posted April 8, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

British Airways and Iberia formally combine their businesses, an engine explodes and falls off of a BOAC Boeing 707 near Heathrow, a South African de Havilland Comet crashes in the Mediterranean, and more…

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Snowy Delta action at MSP
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Final Call: Cat in the Cockpit Grounds Air Canada Flight, Alaska Airlines Loses its Religion

Posted January 25, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A cat wedges himself into the wiring of an A319, Alaska stops handing out prayer cards, Boeing’s 737 MAX may be pricier to develop than the A320neo, and more…

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