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Today in Aviation History: February 5th

The world's first airline launches passenger service, US starts inspecting baggage, a B-47 loses a nuke, TWA starts transatlantic flights, two transcontinental flying speed records are set and more...
by NYCAviation Staff

 
 
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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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

 

 

September 29th in Aviation History

The US Navy disbands the Jolly Rogers Squadron (VF-84) in 1995...watch a clip of their F-14s going up against WW2 Japanese Zeros! Also, the Lockheed Martin F-22 makes its first flight, NASA launches STS-26, the first Space Shut...
by Phil Derner Jr.

 
 

On this Day in Aviation History: February 5th

The world's first airline launches passenger service, US starts inspecting baggage, a B-47 loses a nuke, TWA starts transatlantic flights, two transcontinental flying speed records are set and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.