First flight of the Diamond DA42 – 9/12/2002

The Diamond DA42 Twin Star is a four seat, twin engine, propeller-driven airplane developed manufactured by Austrian company Diamond Aircraft Industries. It was Diamond's first twin engine design, as well as...

Boeing formally launches the stretched Boeing 747-8 variant- 15/11/2005

The Boeing 747-8 is a wide-body jet airliner developed by Boeing Commercial Airplanes. Officially announced in 2005, the 747-8 is the third generation of the 747, with a lengthened fuselage, redesigned wings,...

Hawaiian Airlines celebrates 50 years of accident-free air passenger service. – 11/11/1979

On the 11th of November 1979, Hawaiian Airlines celebrated 50 years of accident-free air passenger service, here's a milestone of how far the airline...

First flight of the Saab 32 Lansen – 3/9/1952

The Saab 32 Lansen was a two-seat, transonic military aircraft designed and manufactured by Saab from 1955 to 1960 for the Swedish Air Force. Three principal variants of the Lansen were built for attack (A 32A), fighter (J 32B), and reconnaissance (S...

First flight of the Learjet 60 – 10/10/1990

Learjet is a Canadian owned, American aerospace manufacturer of business jets for civilian and military use based in Wichita, Kansas. Founded in the late 1950s by William Powell Lear as Swiss American Aviation...

KLM is formed. – 7/10/1919

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, known as Koninklijke Luchtvaart Maatschappij N.V. is the flag carrier airline of the Netherlands. KLM is headquartered in Amstelveen, with its hub at nearby Amsterdam Airport Schiphol....

First flight of the Learjet 23 prototype- 7/10/1963

The Learjet 23 is an American built six-to-eight-seat (two crew and four to six passengers) twinjet, high-speed business jet manufactured by Learjet. It had its first flight on october 7, 1963 and...

First flight of the Stipa-Caproni- 7/10/1932

The Stipa-Caproni, also generally called the Caproni Stipa, was an experimental Italian aircraft designed in 1932 by Luigi Stipa (1900–1992) and built by Caproni. It featured a hollow, barrel-shaped fuselage with the engine and propeller completely enclosed...

First flight across the Continental Divide By Cromwell Dixon in a Curtiss – 30/09/1911

Cromwell Dixon was a nineteen year old aviator from Columbus, Ohio. On September 30,1911 he became the first pilot to fly across the Continental...

Introduction of Piaggio Avanti – 30th Sep, 1990

the first prototype flew on 23 September 1986. The P.180 Avanti received Italian certification on 7 March 1990 and American certification was obtained on 2 October 1990. The...
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