Posts Tagged ‘US Navy’
 

 
An American Airlines McDonnell Douglas DC-10 on final approach to Boston Logan Airport. (Photo by Michael Philip Manheim/NARA)

August 5th in Aviation History: First American DC-10 Flight, Reagan Fires FAA Controllers

On this day in 1964, the Vietnam War's first U.S. air operations take place. Terrorists attack Athens Airport in 1973. In 1981, Ronald Reagan fires 11,500 air traffic controllers.
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2012 Ford Blue Angels Mustang

The Top 10 Best of Everything at EAA AirVenture 2011

With NYCAviation once again attending EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh, WI, we decided to take a look back at the last time we were there in 2011.
by Matt Molnar
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Budget Woes to Blunt the Blues? Blue Angels May Get the Ax

The US Blue Angels jet team may be facing the ax if Congress fails to stop the nation from going over the fiscal cliff.
by Jeremy Dwyer-Lindgren
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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.

VIDEO: Navy Seal Mark Owen Credits Army Pilots for Success of Bin Laden Raid

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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U.S. Navy's ZMC-2 metal skinned airship.

Orville Wright is Born: August 19 in Aviation History

Happy birthday to Orville Wright! Also, first flight of the B-25 Mitchell, Russian space dogs Belka and Strelka orbit the earth, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff