AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

14 May 1915

US Secretary of the Navy Josepus Daniels approved a contract for the first dirigible baloon for the United States Navy. The First World War was a period marked by a rapid and intensive development of […]

AVIATION HISTORY FRIDAY

30 April 1939

V. Kokkinaki and M. Gordienko arrived to New York, after their transatlantic flight from Moscow. On 28th April 1939, at 4:19 in the morning, V.K. Kokkinaki (pilot) and M.Kh. Gordienko (co-pilot) took-off for their non-stop […]

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

20 November 1942

The Alaska Highway was completed, allowing the opening of the Northwest Staging Route, one of the most important air ferry routes in the World War II. When the United States officially joined the Allies war […]