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Osama bin Laden is marked as "deceased" on the FBI's 10 Most Wanted List web page following the US raid that left him dead.
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VIDEO: Navy Seal Mark Owen Credits Army Pilots for Success of Bin Laden Raid

Posted September 9, 2012 by NYCA Admin

We thought we had a pretty good idea of the Army’s helicopter badassery during the raid that killed Osama Bin Laden. We now know even more.

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British Island Airways BAC One-Eleven (G-AXBB "Island Entente") seen at Basle, France. (Photo by Eduard Marmet, via Wikipedia)
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First Flight of the BAC One-Eleven: August 20 in Aviation History

Posted August 20, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

First successful skydive from a plane, first scheduled airship service, launch of the Voyager 2 spacecraft, first flight test of the GE-36 propfan engine and more…

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Thurman Munson Plane Crash, Army Buys First Wright Flyer: August 2 in Aviation History

Posted August 2, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

The US Army takes delivery of its first airplane, Delta Flight 191 crashes in Dallas, Thurman Munson dies in a plane crash, and more…

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A Virginia Guard Blackhawk helicopter on a training mission near Fort Hood, Texas. (Photo by Cotton Puryear, Va. Department of Military Affairs)
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Army Helicopter Accidentally Drops Missile Over Texas

Posted May 16, 2012 by NYCA Admin

A US Army helicopter accidentally dropped a missile over central Texas Tuesday evening, forcing 100 homes to be evacuated.

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Army Tests Hypersonic Aircraft That Can Hit Any Target on Earth in 1 Hour

Posted November 18, 2011 by BNO News

The United States early Thursday morning successfully tested a hypersonic aircraft which will allow the U.S. military to strike targets anywhere in the world within an hour, the Pentagon confirmed on Friday.

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US Army Private Arrested for Attempting to Smuggle Explosives Onto Airliner

Posted July 14, 2011 by BNO News

A U.S. soldier has been arrested and charged with attempting to board a United Airlines flight while possessing a small amount of explosives, prosecutors in Arizona confirmed on Thursday.

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On This Day in Aviation History: June 28th

Posted June 28, 2011 by NYCA Admin

A Bell 47 helicopter lands on Mont Blanc, B-26 Invaders make first bombing runs over Korea, a Fairey Gyrodyne sets a new helicopter speed record, Fokker C-2 makes the first nonstop flight from mainland US to Hawaii, and more…

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Boeing Wins U.S. Army Contract to Upgrade Chinook Helicopters

Posted May 12, 2011 by BNO News

The Boeing Company on Thursday announced that the U.S. Army awarded it a $23.7 million contract for modifications of many Chinook helicopters.

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VIDEO: Army Parachute Jumper Gets Caught on Flagpole at Texas Rangers Game

Posted August 26, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

A US Army Golden Knight hit a bit of a snag while descending into Rangers Ballpark Wednesday night.

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Joseph Kittinger's record-breaking skydive from 102,800 feet (31,300 m). (Photo by US Air Force)
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Joe Kittinger Skydives From 102,800 Feet: August 16th in Aviation History

Posted August 16, 2010 by NYCAviation Staff

The 82nd Airborne Division is formed, First flight of the Junkers Ju 287, the crashes of Northwest Flight 255 and West Caribbean Airways Flight 708,

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