Category Archives: history of aviation

Summer Aviation Forecast: Sunny, and Slow

By Cheryl Albiez, Media Relations Staff The sun is shining in a cloudless sky. Winds are calm, the runways are dry. Then comes the announcement: Your flight is delayed or canceled due to weather conditions. Such cancellations are often due … Continue reading

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A Halloween Tale: Kennedy Airport, Flight 401 and the Walking Dead

“The boundaries between life and death are at best shadowy and vague.  Who shall say where one ends and where the other begins?”  — Edgar Allen Poe By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett Unlike many ghost tales, this one – which originated … Continue reading

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Flashback: Early Air Traffic Controllers

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett A flashback to Newark Airport’s history: operations at the first Airway Traffic Control Station in 1936 on a bleak and drizzly January afternoon.  At the time, Newark Airport was becoming the busiest commercial airport in the nation.  … Continue reading

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