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Air Travel In The 1960s

TWA Terminal At JFK: Welcome To The Future, Earthling

May 28, 2021

A security guard stands in the Hughes Wing after the ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open the TWA Hotel at JFK International Airport in New York May 15, 2019. ...

1960: Australian Pilot Stops Hijack By Punching Terrori...

August 24, 2019

Hijacking planes was a pretty new concept in 1960, but when a bomb-toting freak tried to pull something on a Trans Australian Airline flight, he got a knuckl...

The Era Of Segregation: Historical Photos Of Inequality

January 26, 2019

The United States has come a long way since institutionalized segregation. Historical photos, though, are a powerful reminder of the injustice of the "separate ...

Groovy Era Airline Stewardesses Provided Service with a...

November 12, 2018

The Wright Brothers, Wilbur and Orville, brought the concept of air travel to the forefront with their invention of the airplane in 1903.  The original airpl...

Sexy Stewardesses Of The '60s and '70s: Friendly Skies ...

June 12, 2018

Today they're flight attendants, but a bygone era the servers in the sky -- who were all female -- were called "stewardesses." The golden age of the glamorou...

The Space Race: Did America Really Win?

November 29, 2016

Soviet cosmonaut Valentina Tereshkova, first woman in space, during preparations for here flight on Vostok 6, USSR, June 16, 1963. (Photo by: Sovfoto/Universal Images Group via Ge...