The first General in the US is Jeanne Holm of the United States Air Force in 1970. The first flight of the Tu-144 in 1968, first German plane to visit England after WWI in 1922 and a few air travel records set in both 1958 and 1951.
TSA goes after aviation bloggers for posting “secret” document, an El Al 777 and Air France A318 almost collide over Belgrade, a privately-owned Russian jet buzzes Santa Monica, NTSB report on taxiway landing, Dutch and Nigerian x-rays coming and more.
TAROM Flight 3107 goes off the runway at Otopeni, Romania in 2007, Basque separatists bomb a parking garage at Madrid Airport in Spain in 2006 and the Wright Brother finally cash-in on their flying in 1905 in a failed deal with the French.
The crash of Eastern Airlines Flight 401 in the Florida Everglades in 1972, as well as the crashes of a Tarom AN-24 in 1974 and Turkish Airlines Flight 278 in 1994. In 1921, two men fly a plane over NY for over 26 hours.
United Airlines Flight 173 crashes in Oregon in 1978, Airborne Transport DC-3 disappears enroute to Miami in 1948 and Israeli commandos launch a surprise attack on Beirut Airport in 1968.
The crash of UTA Flight 141 in 2003, Iraqi Airways Flight 163 crashes after a hijacking in 1986, USAF pilot plucked out of the Atlantic after surviving a crash a week before and more.
The 2nd Boeing 787 flies, this time in ANA colors! American Airlines 737 crashes in Kingston, Jamaica, and a Ryanair copycat does the same in Prestwick. The FAA gives St. Nick the thumbs up for Thursday night’s operations and much more!