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A Historic Chapter In Aviation Closes & It Won’t Be Documented

In less than one week the former Pan American Airways Unit Terminal Building, more commonly known as the Pan Am WorldPort, at New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport, taken over by Delta Air Lines in 1991, and now simply known as Terminal 3, will cease operations after 53 years. .   JFK’s iconic Terminal…

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Shilling For The National Airline History Museum

Two weeks ago I found myself in Kansas City standing beneath a Lockheed L-1011, parked with its aft perched over a fence casting a shadow on the parking lot, its engines removed and a cracked windshield at the National Airline History Museum. For some this aircraft is an eye sore, for anyone who knows me,…

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Happy Birthday Airplanes!

Web: www.stevenfrischling.com — E-Mail: fish@flyingwithfish.com 17/12/2008 – Happy Birthday Airplanes! It was today, 105 years ago that Orville and Wilbur Wright ventured out to Kitty Hawk, North Carolina, and took to the skies. Today, 105 years ago,  for the first time an airplane’s engine revved up, and man flew on an airplane. This 120 foot…

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