Posts Tagged ‘On This Day in Aviation History’
 

 

On This Day in Aviation History: October 11th

Theodore Roosevelt becomes the first president to fly, NASA launches the 100th Space Shuttle mission, a Congo Airlines 727 is shot down, and more...
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September 30th in Aviation History

Happy Birthday 747! Perhaps the most famous airliner in history rolled out on this date in 1968.
by Phil Derner Jr.
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On This Day in Aviation History: September 22nd

The F-14 Tomcat is retired from the US Navy, a man crosses the Atlantic in a hot-air balloon, an E-3 Sentry crashes outside Elmendorf AFB and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.
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On This Day in Aviation History: August 15th

On this day in 1945, Japan announces that it is surrendering to the Allies; in 1957, a USAF F-104 hits a new altitude record; the FAA is created by Congress, and more...
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On This Day in Aviation History: July 27th

First flights of the de Havilland Comet and F-15 Eagle, a Sukhoi Su-27 crashes into a crowd in the worst air show disaster, two news helicopters collide over Phoenix, and more...
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