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Monday Mustang Monday Mustang

Bonus cutaway Corsair because FP is talking about it

Fire Truck Dashcam Footage of American Flight 383 Engine Fire Fire Truck Dashcam Footage of American Flight 383 Engine Fire

On October 28, 2016, American Airlines flight 383, a Boeing 767-323 (N345AN) was departing Chicago’s O’Hare Airport for Miami when it suffered an uncontained failure of the number two General Electric CF6 engine. The stage 2 compressor disk broke in half while at takeoff power, and one piece of the disk traveled…

This Date in Aviation History: June 13 - June 15 This Date in Aviation History: June 13 - June 15

Welcome to This Date in Aviation History, getting of you caught up on milestones, important historical events and people in aviation from June 13 through June 15.

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I have to spent my entire day off just sitting and waiting and knowing that I get to pick up my brand new Hyundai i30 N tomorrow morning. So I figured I would bore some of you with pictures from the ‘office’. Fair warning, bunch of pictures, possibly heavy on data should you have a limited plan.

This Date in Aviation History: June 9 - June 12 This Date in Aviation History: June 9 - June 12

Welcome to This Date in Aviation History, getting of you caught up on milestones, important historical events and people in aviation from June 9 through June 12.

This Date in Aviation History: June 6 - June 8 This Date in Aviation History: June 6 - June 8

Welcome to This Date in Aviation History, getting of you caught up on milestones, important historical events and people in aviation from June 6 through June 8.

This Date in Aviation History: June 2 - June 5 This Date in Aviation History: June 2 - June 5

Welcome to This Date in Aviation History, getting of you caught up on milestones, important historical events and people in aviation from June 2 through June 5.

Boarding at tiny regional airports never gets old. Just got on this CRJ700 to hop from SAF to DFW.

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great parking job.

This Date in Aviation History: May 30 - June 1 This Date in Aviation History: May 30 - June 1

Welcome to This Date in Aviation History, getting of you caught up on milestones, important historical events and people in aviation from May 30 through June 1.

Today in This Date in Aviation History  Today in This Date in Aviation History 

Come back at 12:35 ET to read about the final flight of the Space Shuttle Endeavour, which took place on this date back in 2011. Also, this is a really cool photo.

And I thought our coins were inconvenient... And I thought our coins were inconvenient...

Almost there Google, keep working at it!

Planeopnik...In flight meals Planeopnik...In flight meals

J and I just flew from Milan to Athens on Aegean Airlines and we had a pleasant surprise. In flight meal in economy baby! We were quite thrown off as it is just a 2 1/2 hour flight. The pasta wasn’t half bad either!

Singapore Airlines Announces World's Longest Flight Singapore Airlines Announces World's Longest Flight

But the real question is, who wants to sit in a plane for 19 hours only to end up in Newark?

The Boys The Boys

And their Twin Mustangs.

Bird Watching Bird Watching

Plane spotting is very much like bird watching. You sit for a couple of hours and see plenty of mourning doves and mockingbirds, but your patience is often rewarded when you spot one special painted bunting.

Changing the landing gear on an A380 Changing the landing gear on an A380

Fourteen days of work compressed into 50 seconds.

POTUS over NYC POTUS over NYC

A pair of MV-22 Ospreys (nicknamed “Green Tops”) carrying Secret Service and members of the president’s staff follow VH-3D Marine One (“White Top”) on a flight over New York City.

This Date in Aviation History: May 26 - May 29 This Date in Aviation History: May 26 - May 29

Welcome to This Date in Aviation History, getting of you caught up on milestones, important historical events and people in aviation from May 26 through May 29.

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