Posts Tagged ‘Alberto Santos-Dumont’


Today in Aviation History: October 23rd

A number of firsts today: First heavier-than-air flight in Europe, first use of a plane in warfare, first transcontinental service between New York and Los Angeles, an American Airlines DC-3 collides with a B-34 bomber, and mor...
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On This Day in Aviation History: October 19th

TWA flies its first scheduled nonstop transcontinental service, Dallas Love Field is opened by the Army, aviation pioneer Eugene Ely is killed, and more...
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