On This Day In Aviation History

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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Sun Sep 12, 2021 10:38 pm

On This Day In Aviation History

1930 - First flight of the Taylor Cub [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Taylor_Cub]

1934 - First flight of the Gloster Gladiator [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gloster_Gladiator]
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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Mon Sep 13, 2021 5:18 pm

On this date in 1950 the North American AJ Savage was introduced.
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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Mon Sep 13, 2021 7:12 pm

On this date in 1994 the Airbus Beluga flew for the first time.
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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Tue Sep 14, 2021 6:34 pm

On this date in 1963 the Mitsubishi MU-2 flew for the first time.
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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Tue Sep 14, 2021 6:36 pm

Today in Aviation History - On September 14 1939 at Stratford, Connecticut, Igor Sikorsky made the first tethered flight of the Vought-Sikorsky VS-300 prototype helicopter.
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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Wed Sep 15, 2021 4:04 am

On this day in 1991 the Boeing C-17 Globemaster III flew for the first time.



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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Wed Sep 15, 2021 4:02 pm

On this date in 1969 the Cessna FanJet 500, the prototype which led to the Cessna Citation, flew for the first time.
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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Wed Sep 15, 2021 5:46 pm

On this date in 1982 McDonnell Douglas completed their 2,000th jet-powered airliner- a DC-10 for United Airlines.
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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Thu Sep 16, 2021 2:40 pm

On this day in 1975 the Mikoyan MiG-31 (NATO reporting name: Foxhound) flew for the first time.

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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Thu Sep 16, 2021 2:44 pm

On This Day In Aviation History

1980 - First flight of the AIDC AT-3 Tzu Chung [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/AIDC_AT-3]
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