AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

21 December 1988

Maiden flight of Antonov An-225 Mriya. Initially developed for the purposes of Soviet space programme ´Buran´ and intended to transport the Buran space-shuttle, Mriya is today the heaviest aircraft ever built, with the maximum take-off […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

17 December 1903

An aeroplane was born. On 17th December 1903, near Kill Devil Hills in the vicinity of Kitty Hawk in North Carolina, for the first time in history a powered aircraft heavier than air, successfully took […]