Posts Tagged ‘Graf Zeppelin’

Wilbur Wright takes off from Le Mans, France.

August 8th in Aviation History: Wright Flyer’s First Europe Flight

Wright Flyer makes its first public flight, a small plane and a sightseeing helicopter collide over the Hudson River, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff

The first Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental sits at Boeing Field after landing on its first test mission. (Photo by Brandon Farris)

Today in Aviation History: March 20th

The passenger version of Boeing's latest 747 takes flight, the botched takeoff of an Emirates A340 nearly ends in disaster, US and its allies invade Iraq, Amelia Earhart's first attempt to circle the globe ends with a blown tir...
by NYCAviation Staff


On This Day in Aviation History: August 29th

The US Air Force Academy opens in Colorado, Count von Zeppelin flies from Lake Constance to Berlin, the Canberra B 2 sets an altitude record, a charter flight crashes into a mountain in Norway, and more...
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On This Day in Aviation History: September 18th

The Voyager I spacecraft takes the first photo containing both the Moon and Earth in 1977, first flight of a delta-wing jet takes place in 1948, the US Air Force is formed in 1947, and the German Graf Zeppelin makes its maiden ...
by Phil Derner Jr.