Posts Tagged ‘Tupolev Tu-22’

First launch of Space Shuttle Discovery, Mission STS-41-D. (Photo by NASA)

Space Shuttle Discovery’s First Flight: August 30 in Aviation History

First flight of Space Shuttle Discovery, Lockheed and Martin Marietta announce a merger, a Conviasa 737 crashes into a mountain and more.
by NYCAviation Staff


On This Day in Aviation History: September 9th

In 1970, a BOAC VC-10 is hijacked and flown to Jordan, joining 4 other hijacked aircraft; Orville Wright makes a 1-hour flight in 1908; Two Tupolev aircraft collide in 1994 and an Allegheny DC-9 collides with a Piper over Fairl...
by Phil Derner Jr.