On This Day in Aviation History
On This Day in Aviation History: January 27th
1982 - Cessna delivers its 1,000th business jet
1972 - Canada’s air traffic controllers go on strike, halting civil aviation across the country.
1967 – Astronauts Gus Grissom, Edward White and Roger Chaffee are killed in a fire during a test of Apollo 1 at the Kennedy Space Center.
1939 – Lockheed’s P-38 Lightning makes its first test flight. It would become a vital asset in World War II.