Posts Tagged ‘Sikorsky VS-300’

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...
by NYCAviation Staff


On This Day in Aviation History: May 6th

The Hindenburg Disaster in Lakehurst, New Jersey ends the era of the airship. Several firsts, such as PSA's inaugural flight, United's flights between NY and San Francisco, first flight of the P-47 Thunderbolt, and TWA's delive...
by Phil Derner Jr.