29 October 1998 — This Day in Aviation

Senator John H. Glenn, Jr., 1998. (NASA) 29 October 1998: Senator John Herschel Glenn, Jr., the first American to orbit the Earth, returned to space as a member of the… 102 more words

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25 October 1994: The “Dog Ship” — This Day in Aviation

The prototype Bell Model 430, C-GBLL, in flight, circa 1994. (Bell Helicopter TEXTRON) A “dog ship” is an aircraft retained by a manufacturer for engineering development testing. 1,138 more words

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25 October 1979 — This Day in Aviation

McDonnell Douglas F-4E-67-MC Phantom II, 78-0744, the last of 5,057 Phantoms built at St. Louis, 25 October 1979. (McDonnell Douglas Corporation) 25 October 1979: The 5,057th and very last Phantom II—an F-4E-67-MC, U.S. 108 more words

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Five Women Who Made Aviation History by NATHALIA HOLT — BiblioMarket

By NATHALIA HOLT “Fly Girls,” by Keith O’Brien, points out that Amelia Earhart wasn’t the only female pilot who defied all odds to take to the skies in the 1920s. Published: August 23, 2018 at 08:00PM from NYT Books https://ift.tt/2Lo3asY ‪ ‪Join @RobinhoodApp and we’ll both get a share of stock like $AAPL, $F, or […]

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24–25 October 1928 — This Day in Aviation

Harry Tucker’s Lockheed Vega, NX4769. (National Archives) 24–25 October 1928: Captain Charles B.D. Collyer, Air Service, United States Army, and Harry J. Tucker flew Tucker’s Lockheed Vega, NX4769, from New York to Los Angeles, non-stop, in 24 hours, 55 minutes. 901 more words

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