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Visiting Songdo: South Korea’s Aerotropolis

Posted August 1, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

South Korea is spending $35 billion to build an airport-based-city from scratch.

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Apollo 15 Blasts Off for the Moon: July 26 in Aviation History

Posted July 26, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Aloha Airlines predecessor makes its first flight, Space Shuttle Discovery makes first spaceflight since Columbia disaster, and more…

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US Fighter Jet Crashes in South Korea, Pilot Safe

Posted March 21, 2012 by BNO News

The pilot of a US Air Force F-16 safely ejected before crashing in a village near Kunsan AFB in South Korea during a joint military exercise.

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On This Day in Aviation History: September 14th

Posted September 14, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

A bomb goes off at Seoul’s airport, an F-14 rolls off the deck of the USS John F. Kennedy, an Aeroflot 737 crashes in Russia, and more…

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‘My Bad’: South Korean Military Apologizes for Shooting at Passenger Jet

Posted June 20, 2011 by BNO News

South Korean military officials on Monday apologized after its troops mistakenly opened fire on an Asiana Airlines passenger plane early Friday morning when they misidentified it for a North Korean military plane.

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South Korean Troops Try to Shoot Down Airliner After Mistaking it for North Korean Jet

Posted June 18, 2011 by BNO News

South Korean troops mistakenly opened fire at an Asiana Airlines passenger plane early Friday morning after misidentifying it as a North Korean military plane, the Yonhap news agency reported on Saturday.

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Boeing Submits 747-8 Bid for New South Korean Presidential Jet

Posted August 17, 2010 by BNO News

The Boeing Company has proposed an executive version of its 747-8 jetliner to serve as South Korea’s new presidential aircraft and will likely win the contract as bidding rival EADS dropped out, the Yonhap news agency reported on Monday.

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