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Newark Liberty International: Doolittle Sets Coast-to-Coast Records

By Portfolio Editor Roz Hamlett While more famous aviators such as Charles Lindbergh were capturing America’s imagination in the 1920s and ‘30s, General James “Jimmy” Doolittle was flying a little below the radar. But he was a thoroughly accomplished and … Continue reading

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The Marine Air Terminal at LaGuardia: The Age of the Flying Boat

By Gregory Quinn, Special to the Port Authority The Yankee Clipper was a sight to behold. One of nine active Boeing 314 Clippers, the Yankee was a massive flying boat—one of the largest aircrafts of its time—made so that passengers … Continue reading

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