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80th Anniversary of the Douglas DC-3

    80th Anniversary of the Douglas DC-3

MIAMI — This week marked the 80th anniversary of the first flight of the Douglas DC-3, considered to be the first airliner capable of turning a profit by transporting passengers alone.

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Iceland’s Aviation Museum Glows with History and Heritage

    Iceland’s Aviation Museum Glows with History and Heritage

AKUREYRI, ICELAND — If you don’t read Icelandic, the clue to the location of Iceland’s aviation museum (Flugsafn Islands) is in the large nose of a Douglas DC-6 poking out

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Flying KLM’s MD-11 Farewell Flight

    Flying KLM’s MD-11 Farewell Flight

AMSTERDAM — KLM has a long history with Douglas.The strong relationship between the two companies formed 80 years ago when KLM flew its first DC-2 in 1934. KLM is the only

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Flashback Friday – 95 Years of KLM

    Flashback Friday – 95 Years of KLM

MIAMI — As KLM prepares to celebrate its 95th anniversary on October 7, join us as we look back at some of the highlights from the carrier’s rich history.  KLM, whose

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American Airlines Flight 191 Remembered 35 Years Later

    American Airlines Flight 191 Remembered 35 Years Later

Thirty-five years ago, American Airlines flight 191 departed Chicago O’Hare for Los Angeles on a routine flight. Moments after takeoff,

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The History of the DC-10, Part Two: Problems, Popularity, and Post-Production

    The History of the DC-10, Part Two: Problems, Popularity, and Post-Production

MIAMI — The second in our two part series on the giant McDonnell Douglas jet, we take at look at

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The History of the DC-10, Part One: Taking Shape and Taking Off

    The History of the DC-10, Part One: Taking Shape and Taking Off

MIAMI — By this time next week, the last passenger DC-10 flight will be completed, and a 43-year reign will

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End of an Era: Delta’s DC-9 Completes Final Scheduled Flight

    End of an Era: Delta’s DC-9 Completes Final Scheduled Flight

ATLANTA —  Appropriately tagged as Delta flight 2014, the last scheduled U.S. commercial DC-9 flight landed at Atlanta Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport

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A DC-9 Flight For the History Books and A Look Back

    A DC-9 Flight For the History Books and A Look Back

MIAMI — Delta is set to fly the last scheduled U.S. commercial McDonnell Douglas DC-9 flight on Monday, January 6.

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