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The Bell Aircraft Corporation X-1-2 sits on the Rogers Dry Lakebed at Muroc Air Force Base, California in 1949.
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Today in Aviation History: March 10th

Posted March 10, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

The first flight to exceed 1,000 mph, US forces firebomb Tokyo, the world’s first nighttime flight, and more…

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Sequence of China Airlines Flight 006 during its two and a half minute, 30,000-foot dive.
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February 19th in Aviation History: First Flight of the Boeing 757, Japanese Warplanes Attack Australia

Posted February 19, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

The Boeing 757 makes its maiden test flight, Lufthansa lines up to be the first 737 customer, a TWA plane crashes in New Mexico, and more…

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US Figure Skating Team seen boarding doomed Sabena Flight 548
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February 15th in History: Sabena Plane Crash Kills US Figure Skating Team, First Woman Flies Helicopter Cross-Country

Posted February 15, 2012 by NYCA Admin

The crash of a Sabena Boeing 707 kills the entire U.S. Figure Skating Team in Brussels, United Airlines temporarily grounds its 757 fleet, six B-17s begin a goodwill tour of South America, and more…

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On This Day in Aviation History: February 19th

Posted February 19, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

A China Airlines flight survives a 30,000ft dive in 1985, though an Iberia flight suffers an all-fatal crash the same day. The Boeing 757 makes its maiden flight, Lufthansa lines up to be the first 737 customer, and more…

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On This Day in Aviation History: February 15

Posted February 15, 2011 by NYCA Admin

The crash of a Sabena 707 kills the entire U.S. Figure Skating Team in Brussels, United Airlines temporarily grounds its 757 fleet, six B-17s begin a goodwill tour of South America, and more…

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