AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

21 May 1969

Antonov An-26, a twin-engine, turboprop transport aircraft, performed its maiden flight. Antonov An-26 is one of the most-known aircraft designed by the Antonov construction bureau and, at the same time, stays among the best remembered […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

24 July 1969

The first men who walked on the Moon, came back on Earth safely. It’s safe to say, that Apollo 11 is considered to be the most significant mission of the whole Apollo programme of NASA […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

5 June 1969

A prototype of Tupolev Tu-144 passenger jet went supersonic for the first time, becoming the first passenger jet to break the sound barrier. Tupolev´s jet did this a four months before its only competitor – […]