Posts Tagged ‘Pioneer 10’

Bleriot XI begins a flight over the Alps circa 1913.

Happy Birthday Captain Sully! January 23 in Aviation History

Chesley Sullenberger is born, Charles Lindbergh tells Congress to make peace with Hitler, a World Airways DC-10 crashes in Boston, more...
by NYCAviation Staff


Today in Aviation History: March 4th

American Airlines begins DC-4 cross country flights, the Hindenburg makes its first flight, Herbert Hoover becomes the first civilian to break the sound barrier, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff

Concorde's first test flight

March 2nd in Aviation History: Concorde’s First Test Flight

Concorde makes its first test flight, a Boeing B-50 Superfortress completes the first nonstop, round-the-world flight, and more...
by NYCAviation Staff



On This Day in Aviation History: December 3rd

NASA loses contact with the Mars Polar Lander, a Northwest DC-9 and 727 collide in Detroit in 1990, Pioneer sends back high-res photos of Jupiter, the Mk5 Sea Vampire becomes the first jet to land on an aircraft carrier, and mo...
by Phil Derner Jr.


On This Day in Aviation History: April 27th

The Airbus A380 makes its maiden test flight, Pioneer 10 contacts earth for the last time, some tragic crashes involving Thai Airways, Aviateca, American Airlines and Aeroflot and more!
by admin