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Fossett at NASA Kennedy Space Center's Shuttle Landing Facility seated in the Virgin Atlantic GlobalFlyer cockpit [Image: NASA]
On This Day in Aviation History

Today in Aviation History: March 3rd

Posted March 3, 2012 by NYCAviation Staff

Steve Fossett becomes the first person to fly solo around the world without refueling, the crashes of United Flight 585, Turkish Flight 981, Mohawk Flight 405 and a Canadian Pacific Airlines Comet. Qantas flies to Tokyo, NACA is born and more.

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