Posts Tagged ‘SilkAir’

The Apollo 17 spacecraft, containing astronauts Eugene A. Cernan, Ronald E. Evans, and Harrison H. Schmitt, glided to a safe splashdown at 2:25 p.m. EST on Dec. 19, 1972, 648 kilometers (350 nautical miles) southeast of American Samoa. The astronauts were flown by recovery helicopter to the U.S.S. Ticonderoga slightly less than an hour after the completion of NASA's sixth and last manned lunar landing in the Apollo program. (Photo by NASA)
On This Day in Aviation History

Today in Aviation History: December 19th

Posted December 19, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

The world’s first airport opens near Paris, the last moon mission returns to earth, a Chalk’s Ocean Airways crash is captured on video, and more…

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SilkAir Boeing 737 MAX 8. (Rendering by Boeing)
Aviation News

SilkAir Buys 54 Boeing 737 MAXs and 737-800s

Posted August 5, 2012 by Matt Molnar

Singapore’s SilkAir has committed to purchasing 54 new Boeing 737 aircraft worth $4.9 billion based on list prices.

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