On This Day In Aviation History

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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Thu Jun 10, 2021 4:24 am

On this day in 1967 the Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-23 (NATO reporting name: Flogger) flew for the first time.

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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Thu Jun 10, 2021 4:26 am

On This Day In Aviation History

1965 - First flight of the Nanchang Q-5 [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nanchang_Q-5]
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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Fri Jun 11, 2021 4:06 am

On this date in 1926 the Ford Trimotor, or Tin Goose, flew for the first time.
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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Sat Jun 12, 2021 4:08 am

On This Day In Aviation History

1955 - First flight of the Cessna 172 [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cessna_172]

1966 - First flight of the Dassault Mirage F2 [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dassault_Mirage_F2]

1984 - First flight of the the Shenyang J-8II [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shenyang_ ... -B)_Series]

1994 - First flight of the Boeing 777 [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boeing_777]

1999 - First flight of the Eurocopter EC145 [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eurocopter_EC145]
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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Sat Jun 12, 2021 5:41 pm

On this day in 1959 the C-130 Hercules entered service with the United States Air Force.
On the 62nd anniversary of the C-130's entry into service with the US Air Force we look back at some showmen who had panache.
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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Sun Jun 13, 2021 5:36 am

On This Day In Aviation History

1965 - First flight of the Britten-Norman BN-2 Islander [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Britten-N ... 2_Islander]

1973 - First flight of the Boeing E-4 [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boeing_E-4]

1979 - First flight of the MBB/Kawasaki BK 117 [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MBB/Kawasaki_BK_117]
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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Sun Jun 13, 2021 4:04 pm

On this date in 1980 the last Concorde was delivered to British Airways.
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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Mon Jun 14, 2021 4:16 am

On This Day In Aviation History

1917 - First flight of the Nieuport 28 [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nieuport_28]

1941 - First flight of the Martin Baltimore [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Martin_Baltimore]
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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Mon Jun 14, 2021 3:25 pm

On this date in 1945 the Avro Tudor flew for the first time.
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Post by n33d4sp33d_85 » Tue Jun 15, 2021 4:11 am

On this day in 1945 the North American F-82 Twin Mustang flew for the first time.

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