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Sabena MD-11 at Newark Airport, circa 2000. (Photo by Tom Turner)
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On This Day in Aviation History

Today in Aviation History: November 7th

Posted November 7, 2014 by NYCA Admin

A Wright Flyer completes the first air freight flight, BOAC retires its last flying boat, Sabena flies for the last time, and more…

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Wilbur Wright takes off from Le Mans, France.
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August 8th in Aviation History: Wright Flyer’s First Europe Flight

Posted August 8, 2014 by NYCAviation Staff

Wright Flyer makes its first public flight, a small plane and a sightseeing helicopter collide over the Hudson River, and more…






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Engelhard in March 1910 flying over St. Moritz area. [Image: Dokumentationsbibliothek St. Moritz]
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Today in Aviation History: March 13th

Posted March 13, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

An Iranian Air Force C-130 crashes, Apollo 9 returns to Earth after 10 days in orbit, the first female Canadian gets her pilot’s license, South African Flight 806 and a BOAC Viscount 818 crash in separate incidents, and more…






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On This Day in Aviation History: May 4th

Posted May 4, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

The “Superga Air Disaster” kills the entire Torino AC football team, US Airways joins Star Alliance, EAS Flight 4226 crashes after overshooting a runway and demolishing dozens of buildings, Lunar Orbiter 4 and Magellan space probe launch, Amy Johnson sets another speed record and more!






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