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

22 January 1970

Boeing 747 enters the regular service, performing its first scheduled passenger flight with Pan Am airline, on the New York – London route. Yes, it really has been more than a half of the century […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

18 December 1934

The famous Stearman Model 75 begins its military career. The Stearman Model 75, also known as just Stearman, Boeing Stearman or Kaydet, is definitely an aeroplane that does not need to be especially introduced to […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

16 October 1958

Boeing 377 Stratocruiser of the Pan Am Flight 6, made an emergency landing in the waters of the Pacific Ocean. The Pan Am Flight 6 (sometimes erroneously referred as Flight 943) was the multi-stopover airline […]