On This Day in Aviation History: February 1st

Today marks the anniversaries of the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster, UAL's emergence from bankruptcy, Boeing's decision to discontinue the 727 and more...
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On This Day in Aviation History: August 12th

A look back at the launch of the first communications satellite, Space Shuttle Enterprise's first test flight, and the Japan Airlines Flight 123 disaster.
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An Eastern Air Lines Douglas DC-9 similar to that which was hijacked on this day in 1970

March 17th in Aviation History: Hijacker Kills Eastern Air Lines Pilot in Boston Hijacking Attempt

A hijacking attempt over Boston ends safely for passengers but not the first officer, Air Inter launches service in France, Linda Finch recreates Amelia Earhart's flight around the world, a JAL 747 makes the first nonstop Tokyo...
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On This Day in Aviation History: February 9th

The Boeing 747 makes its first test flight, British Airways becomes the second carrier to operate the 757, Apollo 14 returns to Earth from the Moon, and more...
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United Flight 232 on final descent, with visible damage to its tail.

United Airlines Flight 232 Miracle Crash Landing: July 19 in Aviation History

United Airlines Flight 232 crash lands in Sioux City, Iowa after an amazing feat of airmanship by its captain and crew, TWA begins showing in-flight movies, and more...
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