Posts Tagged ‘Aeroflot’


Today in Aviation History: February 5th

The world's first airline launches passenger service, US starts inspecting baggage, a B-47 loses a nuke, TWA starts transatlantic flights, two transcontinental flying speed records are set and more...
by NYCAviation Staff

An Aeroflot Sukhoi Superjet 100 (RA-89004, named K.H. Tskhovrebov) taxis at Moscow - Sheremetyevo Airport. (Photo by Nikiforov Konstantin, via wikimedia)

Sukhoi Delivers 10th Superjet 100 to Aeroflot

The 10th production Sukhoi Superjet 100 has been delivered to Aeroflot.
by BNO News

An Eastern Air Lines Douglas DC-9 similar to that which was hijacked on this day in 1970

March 17th in Aviation History: Hijacker Kills Eastern Air Lines Pilot in Boston Hijacking Attempt

A hijacking attempt over Boston ends safely for passengers but not the first officer, Air Inter launches service in France, Linda Finch recreates Amelia Earhart's flight around the world, a JAL 747 makes the first nonstop Tokyo...
by NYCAviation Staff



On This Day in Aviation History: October 15th

Today marks a number of aeronautical milestones: The first balloon flight, the first French airmail flight, the first nonstop flight across the South Atlantic, the first transatlantic flight by an airship, birthdays celebrated ...
by admin


On This Day in Aviation History: May 4th

The "Superga Air Disaster" kills the entire Torino AC football team, US Airways joins Star Alliance, EAS Flight 4226 crashes after overshooting a runway and demolishing dozens of buildings, Lunar Orbiter 4 and Magellan space pr...
by Phil Derner Jr.