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The first Fairey Delta 2 (WG774) in original form landing at the 1956 Farnborough Air Show using its droop snoot
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On This Day in Aviation History

March 10th in Aviation History: Fairey Delta 2 Becomes First Plane to Break 1,000 MPH

Posted March 10, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

The first flight to exceed 1,000 mph, US forces firebomb Tokyo, the world’s first nighttime flight, and more…

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A Spitfire H.F Mk. VII being tested at Langley Air Force Base in 1943
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March 5th in Aviation History: First Flights of the Gloster Meteor and Supermarine Spitfire

Posted March 5, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

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.

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