July 6, 2022
Helwing Villamizar

Chief Online Editor
Chief Online Editor at Airways Magazine, AVSEC interpreter and visual artist; grammar geek, an avid fan of aviation, motorcycles, sci-fi literature, and film.
Today in Aviation

Today in Aviation: British Airways Recruits First Female Pilot

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, British Airways (BA) recruited Lynn Barton as the first female Pilot in light of her

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Today in Aviation: Pan Am’s Polar Flight around the World

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, a Boeing 747SP operating Pan Am flight 50 flew to/from San Francisco International Airport (SFO)

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Today in Aviation: ATR 72 Prototype Takes to the Skies

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, the prototype of the ATR 72 performed its maiden flight in 1988. On this same

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Today in Aviation: Pan Am’s Boeing 707 Ushers the Jet Age

MIAMI – It is widely known that the jet age began today in 1958 when, on the first of its

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Today in Aviation: Three Historic First Flights

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, Airways celebrates Japan Airlines’ (JL) first post-war domestic service, Emirates Airlines’ (EK) first revenue flight,

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Today in Aviation: Concorde Makes Final London-NYC Flight

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, Concorde Speedbird 001 departed London Heathrow (LHR) for the last time, bound for New York’s

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Today in Aviation: The FLRA Decertifies PATCO

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, the US Professional Air Traffic Controllers Organization (PATCO) trade union was decertified by the Federal Labor Relations Authority.

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Today in Aviation: The US Lifts Ban on Concorde

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, the US Supreme Court paved the way for immediate trial flights of Concorde to New

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Pioneers

A Brief History of Latino Aviation Pioneers

Hispanic men and women have changed aviation since the dawn of flight, setting records and exploring the farthest limits of

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Pioneers

Lateral Control: The Saga of the Curtiss Goupil Duck

The story of the Curtiss Goupil Duck is a fascinating chronicle of four aviation pioneers battling it out in the

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