Posts Tagged ‘US Navy’

Two Midwest Airlines Boeing 717s, N902ME and sister ship N904ME, taxiing to their gates at LaGuardia Airport. (Photo by Ron Peel)

Pan Am Orders 25 Boeing 747s, Apollo 13 Suffers ‘A Problem’: April 13th in Aviation History

"Houston, we have a problem." Also, Republic Airways says it will dump the Midwest brand in favor of Frontier, Apollo an AeroUnion Airbus A300 crashes in Mexico, the Bremen makes the first westbound transatlantic crossing, and ...
by NYCAviation Staff


Behind the Scenes with the U.S. Navy TACDEMO Team

NYCAviation had the privilege of getting a behind the scenes look at the U.S. Navy Tactical Demonstration Team during the Quonset Point Airshow.
by Mark Kolanowski

The first production Boeing P-8A Poseidon LRIP1-1 takes off from Boeing Field for Naval Air Station Jacksonville.

Boeing Delivers First 737-Based P-8A Poseidon to US Navy

Based on Boeing's popular 737 airliner, the P-8A is a long-range, anti-submarine warfare, anti-surface warfare, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft meant to replace the Navy's aging fleet of Lockheed P-3 Orio...
by admin



On This Day in Aviation History: July 29th

In 1930, the first transatlantic flight takes off from England. In 1967, the carrier USS Forrestal catches fire in the Gulf of Tonkin. In 1985, Space Shuttle Challenger launches with Coke and Pepsi on board.
by admin


PHOTOS: The Thunder Rolls at Shaw Air Force Base

Don't call it an air show! Thunder Over The Midlands highlights the best of the US Armed Forces, with a focus on how they work together.
by David Lilienthal