On This Day in Aviation History: December 22nd

A failed shoe-bombing attempt on an American Airlines flight, the first flights of the Dassault Mirage F1, the Northrop HL-10, the SR-71 Blackbird and the Tupolev ANT-6, and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.

 
 

On This Day in Aviation History: December 20th

A Continental 737 slides off the runway and burns at Denver, the first flight of the Delta Dagger, the first flight over Antarctica, and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.

 
 
The first Boeing 737-100 (N73700) in house colors. (Photo by Boeing)

Today in Aviation History: April 9th

Boeing flies the 737 for the first time, the first British-built Concorde flies, the Tupolev Tu-114 sets a world speed record for props, a Japanese plane flies to London, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff
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The first Boeing 747-8 Freighter for Cargolux. (Photo by Boeing)

John Denver Dies In a Plane Crash, Boeing Delivers First 747-8 Freighter: October 12 in Aviation History

Singer John Denver dies in a plane crash, Boeing delivers the first 747-8, Air Force One has a near miss, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff
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A MetroJet Boeing 737-200 (N282AU(. (Photo by Konstantin von Wedelstaedt via Wikipedia)

US Airways Scraps MetroJet, Cathay Pacific is Founded, First All-Instruments Flight: September 24 in Aviation History

US Airways announces the end of MetroJet, Cathay Pacific Airlines is formed, Jimmy Doolittle makes the first all-instrument flight, more...
by NYCAviation Staff
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