On This Day In Aviation History

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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Tue Jun 22, 2021 2:21 pm

On this day in 1954 the Douglas A-4 Skyhawk flew for the first time.

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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Tue Jun 22, 2021 3:26 pm

On this date in 1984 the Rutan Model 76 Voyager flew for the first time.
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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Wed Jun 23, 2021 4:35 am

On This Day In Aviation History

1963 - First flight of the Martin/General Dynamics RB-57F Canberra [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin/Ge ... F_Canberra]
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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Wed Jun 23, 2021 3:50 pm

On this date in 1942 the Martin PB2M Mars flying boat flew for the first time.
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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Thu Jun 24, 2021 4:10 am

On This Day In Aviation History

1927 - First flight of the Polikarpov Po-2 [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Polikarpov_Po-2]

1946 - First flight of the Yakovlev Yak-15 (NATO reporting name: Feather) [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yakovlev_Yak-15]

1956 - First flight of the Sukhoi Su-9 (NATO reporting name: Fishpot) [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sukhoi_Su-9]

1980 - First flight of the Microjet 200 [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Microjet_200]
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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Thu Jun 24, 2021 3:45 pm

On this date in 1943 the Royal Air Force employed chaff, codenamed "Window", for the first time to foil German radar during the Operation Gomorrah raids on Hamburg.
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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Fri Jun 25, 2021 4:21 am

On This Day In Aviation History

1928 - First flight of the Boeing P-12 [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boeing_P-12]

1946 - First flight of the Northrop YB-35 [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northrop_YB-35]

1947 - First flight of the Fiat G.46 [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fiat_G.46]

1975 - First flight of the Yakovlev Yak-50 [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yakovlev_Yak-50_(1975)]
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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Fri Jun 25, 2021 3:23 pm

On this date in 1944 the Ryan FR-1 Fireball flew for the first time.
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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Fri Jun 25, 2021 5:46 pm

On this date in 1950 the Korean War kicked off. There were many heroes who fought in the skies over Korea. Here's the story of one of them.
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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Fri Jun 25, 2021 11:51 pm

On this date in 1947 the Boeing B-50 flew for the first time.
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