On This Day in Aviation History: October 19th

TWA flies its first scheduled nonstop transcontinental service, Dallas Love Field is opened by the Army, aviation pioneer Eugene Ely is killed, and more...
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Covers of Newsday and the Daily News covering the TWA Flight 843 accident.

TWA L-1011 Veers Off the Runway and Catches Fire at JFK: July 30 in Aviation History

A TWA L-1011 aborts takeoff and burns at JFK while all 292 on board escape unharmed, an ANA 727 collides with a Japanese fighter, and more.
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Airbus A320 first flight team

February 22nd in Aviation History: Airbus A320 Makes its First Flight, Man Tries to Crash Delta DC-9 Into the White House

The Airbus A320 makes its maiden test flight, Samuel Byck attempts to hijack a Delta DC-9 to crash it into the White House, a plane breaks the 100 mph for the first time, and more...
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Today in Aviation History: October 27th

Cuba shoots down a U-2 spy plane, NASA launches the first Saturn rocket, Air Mali is formed, and more...
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This FedEx DC-10 (N306FE) was involved in an attempted hijacking in 1994. (Photo by JoePriesAviation.net)

Today in Aviation History: April 7th

Auburn Calloway attempts to take down a Federal Express DC-10, Story Musgrave and Don Peterson become the first astronauts to perform a space shuttle spacewalk, history's first midair collision takes place over France, and more...
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