AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

9 April 1997

The F-22 fighter aircraft was unveiled during an official roll out ceremony at Marietta, Georgia. The roots of an Advanced Tactical Fighter (ATF) programme go back to 1981. At that time, the USAF issued an […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

27 November 1989

Lockheed L-100 Hercules of Tepper Aviation crashed on final approach to the airport in Jamba, Cuando Cubango, Angola. In November 1975, Angola has won independence from Portugal. However, that did not mean an immediate peace, […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

17 April 1944

Howard Hughes and Jack Frye set a west-to-east US transcontinental record, flying from Burbank, California to Washington, D.C. in 6 hours and 58 minutes. Howard Hughes, a legendary entrepreneur, millionaire and aviator, was also the […]