Posts Tagged ‘Sikorsky’

Vintage postcard featuring an American Airlines Douglas DC-7.

American Airlines Files For Bankruptcy, Kim Jong-Il Bombs A Korean Air Jet: November 29 in Aviation History

American Airlines files for bankruptcy protection, Korean Air Flight 858 is bombed by agents of North Korea's Kim Jong-Il and more...
by NYCAviation Staff

The first FedEx aircraft to carry a package, a Dassault Falcon 20 (N8FE), on display at the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum's Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center. (Photo by Christopher Owens)

FedEx Begins Flying Packages, Woman Pilot Circumnavigates Globe: April 17th in Aviation History

FedEx begins operations, Apollo 13 returns safely to earth, Jerrie Mock becomes the first woman to fly around the world solo, Howard Hughes sets a transcontinental speed record, and more...
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Turkish Military Helicopter Crashes In Afghanistan, Killing 16

A Turkish military helicopter crashed into a house on the outskirts of the Afghan capital of Kabul early Friday morning, killing twelve soldiers and four civilians on the ground, officials said on Saturday.
by BNO News



Today in Aviation History: February 5th

The world's first airline launches passenger service, US starts inspecting baggage, a B-47 loses a nuke, TWA starts transatlantic flights, two transcontinental flying speed records are set and more...
by NYCAviation Staff

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On This Day in Aviation History: October 26th

Pan Am enters the jet age with 707 service from New York to Paris. Also, first flight of the P-51 Mustang, the "newest" B-52 is delivered and more...
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