On This Day in Aviation History: February 2nd

First flight of the F-16, JAL begins its first international route, PEOPLExpress folds, a Cebu Pacific flight crashes in the Philippines and more...
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January 19th in Aviation History: Jet Airways Becomes Largest Indian Airline and More

Jet Airways buys Air Sahara to become India's largest domestic airline, Howard Hughes sets a new transcontinental speed record, Jules Vedrine lands his plane on top of a Paris department store, and more...
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A Pan American Sikorsky S-42 flying boat taking off. (Photo by US Navy)

Pan Am Begins First Mainland Flights to Hawaii, Harriet Quimby First Woman to Fly Across English Channel: April 16th in Aviation History

Pan Am flies from San Francisco to Hawaii with a Sikorsky S-42 flying boat, Harriet Quimby crosses the English Channel, Apollo 16 launches for the Moon, Canada forms its first air force, and more...
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Today in Aviation History: March 10th

The first flight to exceed 1,000 mph, US forces firebomb Tokyo, the world's first nighttime flight, and more...
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Today in Aviation History: October 27th

Cuba shoots down a U-2 spy plane, NASA launches the first Saturn rocket, Air Mali is formed, and more...
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