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The New York Times front page following the deadly midair collision in NYC
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Today in Aviation History: December 16th

Posted December 16, 2014 by Phil Derner Jr.

The midair collision of a United DC-8 and TWA Constellation over New York City, Concorde makes the first sub-3-hour Atlantic crossing, an Air Canada CRJ crashes, and more…

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A TWA Boeing 707-300 at Paris Charles De Gaulle Airport. (Photo by Michel Gilliand via wikimedia)
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Today in Aviation History: December 1st

Posted December 1, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

TWA ceases operations, Northwest Orient Flight 6231 crashes in NY, the Civil Air Patrol is born, and more…

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A Douglas D-558-2 Skyrocket is dropped from a US Navy Boeing P2B Superfortress, the Navy's version of the B-29. (Photo by NASA)
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Today in Aviation History: November 20th

Posted November 20, 2014 by NYCA Admin

America’s first municipal airport opens in Tucson, an aircraft reaches Mach 2 for the first time, several tragic crashes, and more…

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(Photo by Art Brett)
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The Little Airport That Could: La Guardia’s Tri-Jet Heavies

Posted August 28, 2014 by Brian Futterman

The story of how widebody tri-jets showed up at LGA, and how they drifted away, as told and wonderfully illustrated by planespotters.

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Awesome Vintage Aviation Photos: Welcome to New York!

Posted August 19, 2014 by John F. Ciesla

Join us as we celebrate the airports, airlines, and aircraft of yesteryear, through the vintage aviation photos of Bill Armstrong. This week: LaGuardia!

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The Great Hall welcomes you at the Accra Ghana Airport. (Photo courtesy of the author)
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What’s Wrong With Airports? 15 Things Every Airport Needs

Posted March 6, 2014 by Patrick Smith

For a whole host of reasons, airports are often bewildering, maddening places. Here are 15 things no airport terminal should be without.

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January 16th in Aviation History: Final Space Shuttle Columbia Launch, TWA Flight 3 Crashes

Posted January 16, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

Space Shuttle Columbia launches for the last time, five B-52s begin a round-the-world-flight, actress Carole Lombard is killed in the crash of TWA Flight 3, and more…

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Pan Am Boeing 747-100 "Clipper Neptune's Car" (N742PA) seen in Zurich, 1985. (Photo by Eduard Mamet via wikimedia)
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Pan Am Grounds All Flights: December 4th In Aviation History

Posted December 4, 2012 by Phil Derner Jr.

Pan Am ceases operations, Kuwaiti Airways Flight 221 is hijacked, the US Navy bombs Libya, and more…

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United Flight 232 on final descent, with visible damage to its tail.
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United Airlines Flight 232 Miracle Crash Landing: July 19 in Aviation History

Posted July 19, 2012 by NYCA Admin

United Airlines Flight 232 crash lands in Sioux City, Iowa after an amazing feat of airmanship by its captain and crew, TWA begins showing in-flight movies, and more…

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The wreckage of the Boeing 747-100 that operated TWA Flight 800 was reconstructed in a hangar. (Photo by NTSB)
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TWA Flight 800 and TAM Flight 3054 End in Tragedy: July 17th in Aviation History

Posted July 17, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Tragic crashes of TWA Flight 800 and TAM Flight 3054, Douglas “Wrong Way” Corrigan takes off from Brooklyn, Apollo 11 launch, and more…

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