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A Sikorsky SH-3A, similar to these, set a distance record on a transcon flight on this day in 1965.
On This Day in Aviation History

On This Day in Aviation History: March 6th

Posted March 6, 2010 by Phil Derner Jr.

Hooters Air begins operations, the crash of Air Algerie Flight 6239, a transcontinental speed record set by an SR-71, Japan flies the world’s heaviest passenger, a Sikorsky Sea King sets a distance record and more!

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