On This Day In Aviation History Series

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On This Day In Aviation History Series

Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Tue Sep 03, 2019 2:51 am

First flight of the Messerschmitt Me 210 took place exactly 80 years ago today.

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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Tue Sep 03, 2019 3:42 am

Also 80 years ago today was the first flight of the Hawker Tempest.
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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Tue Sep 03, 2019 3:44 am

First flight of the Hawker Sea Fury exactly 72 years ago.

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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Wed Sep 04, 2019 3:41 am

Since we're in the month of September, should be noted that it's now been 4 years since the M-346 Master (now known as the T-346A) entered service with the Italian Air Force.

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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Wed Sep 04, 2019 6:08 am

Today marks 55 years ago that India's HJT-16 Kiran made its maiden flight.

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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Thu Sep 05, 2019 5:04 am

You may find this hard to believe, but this month now marks 75 years since the first flight one of the most popular aerobatic planes in the world today, the Pitts Special.
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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Sat Sep 07, 2019 6:08 pm

On this day September 7th:

64 years since the first flight of the Su-7 'Fitter-A'


60 years since the first flight of the Tu-22 'Blinder'


54 years since the first flight of the AH-1 Cobra or HueyCobra


22 years since the first flight of the F-22 Raptor
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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Sun Sep 08, 2019 3:48 pm

It's now been 51 years since the first flight of the SEPECAT Jaguar.

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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Wed Sep 11, 2019 2:20 am

63 years since the first flight of the F-107 Ultra Sabre:
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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Tue Sep 17, 2019 12:00 am

61 years since the first flight of the Sabreliner.


44 years since the first flight of the MiG-31 'Foxhound'.


39 years since the first flight of the AT-3 Tzu Chung.
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