Posts Tagged ‘Wilbur Wright’

A 747 freighter being flown by El Al crashed into this apartment complex in Amsterdam, killing 39 on the ground in addition to the 4 on-board.

Sputnik 1 Wins Space Race, Eastern Plane Crashes In Boston: October 4th in Aviation History

Siberian Airlines Flight 1812 is taken down by a Ukranian missile, El Al Flight 1862 crashes into an apartment complex in Amsterdam, BOAC begins the first transatlantic jet route, Eastern Airlines Flight 375 goes down in Boston...
by Phil Derner Jr.


On This Day in Aviation History: December 14th

The X-29 makes its first flight, JAL adds personal TVs to their 747s, Burt Rutan's Voyager departs for first nonstop flight around the world, and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.


On This Day in Aviation History: November 9th

A fire breaks out on a Boeing 787, the launches of Apollo 4 and Venus Express, first flight of the Lockheed Constitution, the X-15 reaches new heights, and more...
by Phil Derner Jr.



October 6th in Aviation History

Crashes of Cubana Flight 455 in Barbados and United airlines Flight 409 in Wyoming, as well as an aircraft endurance record set in 1992 and the first passenger flight over an hour.
by Phil Derner Jr.