Category Archives: history of aviation

Port Authority: The Lost Luxury of Air Travel

By Melissa Jerome, Tunnels, Bridges & Terminals Staff Rushing out the door wearing my sneakers and yoga pants, I grab my duffel bag and head out to catch a flight. Once on the plane, I pop in my headphones before … Continue reading

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LaGuardia Airport: Flashback to the Past

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett Now that the ceremonial groundbreaking for the 21st century modernization and reconstruction of LaGuardia Airport is done, the airport’s long history officially turns over a brand new chapter. The new plan calls for the remaking … Continue reading

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Teterboro Airport:  Meet the Fokkers, the World’s Largest Passenger Airplanes 

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett The Fokker Aircraft Corporation of America built the Fokker F-32 in 1929 in their Teterboro, N.J. factory.  It was the first four-engine commercial aircraft built in America and the largest land plane in the world.  … Continue reading

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