Posts Tagged ‘Igor Sikorsky’

A Pan American Sikorsky S-42 flying boat taking off. (Photo by US Navy)

Pan Am Begins First Mainland Flights to Hawaii, Harriet Quimby First Woman to Fly Across English Channel: April 16th in Aviation History

Pan Am flies from San Francisco to Hawaii with a Sikorsky S-42 flying boat, Harriet Quimby crosses the English Channel, Apollo 16 launches for the Moon, Canada forms its first air force, and more...
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Today in Aviation History: March 5th

Southwest Airlines Flight 1455 overruns at Burbank, launches of Landsat 3 and Explorer 2, crashes of BOAC 911, Palair Macedonian 301, Lake Central, first flight of the Spitfire and lots more.
by NYCAviation Staff

Pan Am 707 Idlewild

On This Day in Aviation History: October 26th

Pan Am enters the jet age with 707 service from New York to Paris. Also, first flight of the P-51 Mustang, the "newest" B-52 is delivered and more...
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