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November 2019

The iconic American Airlines McDonnell Douglas MD-80 is now history. The jetliner earned its infamous nickname ‘Mad Dog’ after its impressive takeoff capabilities, as shown in our cover photo. Thanks for the memories, Mad Dog, we will miss you!

What Was Boeing’s MD-10?

During the Tri-jet era, the McDonnell Douglas DC-10 and the MD-11 were each a success for decades and also the people's favorites.

12/01/2001: TWA Operates Its Final Flight

After 76 years of groundbreaking aviation, the iconic Trans World Airlines operated its final flight on this day in 2001.

11/28/2008: First Flight of the COMAC ARJ21

This is the story of the COMAC ARJ21 Xiangfeng, whose prototype flew for the first time today in 2008.

11/18/1978: Crossair Is Born

Swiss airline Business Flyer Basel AG changed its name to Crossair today in 1978. The airline would later become SWISS.

11/13/1991: Midway Airlines Ceases Operations

This is the story of the first incarnation of Midway Airlines, which ceased operations today in 1991.

A Brief History of the Quadjet

Rediscover the four-engined commercial airliners that revolutionized the air travel industry.

11/07/2001: Sabena Makes Its Last Flight

Belgian flag carrier Sabena ceased operations today in 2001. It began operations in 1923.

11/05/1991: Russian Carrier Transaero Begins Operations

This is the story of Transaero, Russia's first privately owned airline, which began operations today in 1991.

11/04/1933: Sao Paulo’s VASP Is Founded

This is the story of Viação Aérea São Paulo, aka VASP, founded today in 1933 by the state government of Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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