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Vintage postcard featuring an American Airlines Douglas DC-7.
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American Airlines Files For Bankruptcy, Kim Jong-Il Bombs A Korean Air Jet: November 29 in Aviation History

Posted November 29, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

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

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

Posted April 17, 2012 by NYCA Admin

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

Posted March 17, 2012 by BNO News

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.






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Postmaster Gisberts in the bow compartment of a Friedrichshafen FF 45 G.III [Photo Credit: Lufthansa]
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Today in Aviation History: February 5th

Posted February 5, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

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…






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On This Day in Aviation History: October 26th

Posted October 26, 2011 by NYCA Admin

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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US Coast Guard Sikorsky HH-52A helicopter at Museum of Flight in Seattle.
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PHOTOS: Classic Coast Guard Chopper Finds New Home at Seattle’s Museum of Flight

Posted June 16, 2011 by Tad Carlson

Nearly three decades after its final flight, a United States Coast Guard Sikorsky HH-52A Seaguard is once again airborne, hung from the rafters of the Museum of Flight.






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XB-47 test flight, later to become the B-47 Stratojet.
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On this Day in Aviation History: February 5th

Posted February 5, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

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…






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LGA Kids’ Day Enjoyed by Thousands

Posted September 30, 2006 by Phil Derner Jr.

Another year, and another collection of smiles from the thousands that attended this year’s Kiwanis Club Kids’ Day event at La Guardia Airport.






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