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On This Day in Aviation History

Today in Aviation History: November 18th

Posted November 18, 2014 by NYCA Admin

Boeing’s first monoplane makes its first flight, the X-15 sets a Mach 6 speed record, the Battle of Berlin begins, and more…

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The X-15 became the first manned aircraft to exceed Mach 4 on this day in 1961.
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March 7th in Aviation History: The X-15 Breaks Mach 4, Kepler Space Observatory is Launched

Posted March 7, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

The X-15 exceeds Mach 4, a British engineer flies in an inflatable airplane, the crashes of Northwest Flight 307, Garuda Indonesia Flight 200 and a Skymaster Airlines 707, and more…

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Pilot Michael J. Adams alongside the X-15.
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On This Day in Aviation History: November 15th

Posted November 15, 2011 by Phil Derner Jr.

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…

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On This Day in Aviation History: September 17th

Posted September 17, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

NASA unveils the Space Shuttle Enterprise, East African Airways begins Nairobi-London service, maiden flight of the X-15 rocket plane, first fatality on a powered airplane, and more…

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