Steven Slater poses with his JetBlue ID card.

August 9th in Aviation History: Steven Slater Slides to Stardom

The US drops an atomic bomb on Nagasaki, a LANSA Lockheed Electra crashes in Peru, Steven Slater flips out on a JetBlue flight, and more...
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Wilbur Wright takes off from Le Mans, France.

August 8th in Aviation History: Wright Flyer’s First Europe Flight

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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On This Day in Aviation History: November 21st

A British Airways 747 nearly crashes into a hotel, Aeroflot gets banned from the U.S., the first untethered balloon flight, and more...
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October 17th in Aviation History

British Airways and Air France win their suit to allow Concorde to serve New York and the first US Navy aircraft carrier takeoff.
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A Swissair Boeing 747-300 at Zurich. (Photo by Eduard Marmet via Wikipedia)

Swissair Liquidates, Hijacker Crashes Xiamen Airlines Plane: October 2 in Aviation History

Swissair grounds its fleet, a Xiamen Airlines flight is hijacked in China, President Reagan re-starts the B-1B bomber program, and more...
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