Posts Tagged ‘Fairchild F-27B’

First launch of Space Shuttle Discovery, Mission STS-41-D. (Photo by NASA)

Space Shuttle Discovery’s First Flight: August 30 in Aviation History

First flight of Space Shuttle Discovery, Lockheed and Martin Marietta announce a merger, a Conviasa 737 crashes into a mountain and more.
by NYCAviation Staff


On This Day in Aviation History: November 15th

A day of eight crashes kill a total of 363 people, the first transpolar round-the-world flight takes off, the first flight of the Heinkel He 219 Uhu, and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.