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The British Concorde fleet at London Heathrow Airport, January 21, 1986. The occasion was the 10-year anniversary of British Concorde flight service, which began in 1976.

British Airways Full Concorde Fleet in 1986

This beautiful photograph shows the entire British Airways Concorde fleet in 1986 on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of them entering service. Source: Rare Historical Photos

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Awesome Old Photos of Pan Am Back in the Day

Pan Am was the best, just the best airline and back in the days of romantic commercial flight. Check these out and click on them for better details.  This first one is an image showing Pan Am at Kai Tak...

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Pan Am 747 at Sydney International Airport in 1970

This terrific old photo from October 25th, 1970 was taken in Sydney, Australia and shows the second-ever Boeing 747 manufacturer and delivered to Pan Am. The plane was in Sydney en route back to Los Angeles. Pan American Boeing 747...

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B-29 Superfortress Crash Lands on Iwo Jima

What a fascinating photo of a B-29 Superfortress which crash landed on Iwo Jima. A 19th Bomb Group Boeing B-29 which had its controls shot away while encountering heavy flak over Tokyo, made an emergency crash-landing on Motoyama Airfield,Iwo Jima...

August 25, 1949. "New York International Airport, Idlewild. Bridge with plane." A Boeing 377 Stratocruiser, the Pan Am Clipper Seven Seas. Large-format acetate negative by Gottscho-Schleisner.

New York’s Idlewild (JFK) Airport in 1949

How cool is this old photo of JFK Airport in New York — then called Idlewild. The photo shows an oldBoeing 377 Stratocruiser taxing on the airplane overpass in 1949. Source: Shorpy

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TWA Constellation Flies Over New York in 1953

What a stunning shot of an old Lockheed Constellation with TWA livery flying over Manhattan in 1953. Click on the image for a much larger, detailed version. It’s pretty amazing what you can zoom in on with this¬†photo. TWA flies...

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First Boeing 747 Ever Rolled Off Assembly Line in 1968

This is a photo of the first-ever Boeing 747 rolled off the assembly line and was presented to the public on September 30th, 1968 at Paine Field, in Everett, Washington. Arguably the most iconic aircraft ever built, with over 1,500...

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1960s Pan Am Advertisement

Remember the glory days of air travel? Pan Am was at the epicenter of that. Here is one of their old advertisement from the 1960s Pan Am advertisement from 1960s Source: Flickr user Phlairline.com

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Pan Am Flying Boat Over the Washington Monument

Clearly this is not something that you’d see today. What a beautiful image, taken sometime in the 1930s. Pan American Airways Sikorsky flying boat over Washington Monument Source: Boston Public Library