Aviation History

The History of Aviation: From Tower Jumping to Modern Airplanes
Jul 02, 2019
Sometimes it's a great idea to sit back and reflect on our past. Aviation has come a long way - from flying several meters at first to flying over 20 hours. Read more:
Explaining The Tupolev Tu-144 Accident At The Paris Air Show In 1973
Jun 03, 2019
On June 3rd, 1973 at the world-famous Paris Air Show, a Tupolev Tu-144 crashed mysteriously. The official reason is still unknown. However, there are many theories:
From Cargo Door Failures To One Of The Most Reliable Aircraft – The DC-10
May 28, 2019
The DC-10 carries one of the most interesting stories in the aviation industry. From passengers viewing the DC-10 as unsafe to serving airlines for over 40 years, this is the story of the DC-10:...
Why do Boeing models start with the number 7?
May 13, 2019
There is one old-age question of everyone that encounters the fact that all Boeing aircraft start with the number 7. Read more why all Boeing jetliners start with a 7:
The Red Baron – Manfred von Richthofen was born on May 2nd
May 02, 2019
As we celebrate the birthday of one of the most widely recognized fighter pilots of all time, we look back at the life and legacy of Manfred von Richthofen or the Red Baron.
On this day: First Flight Of The Airbus A380
Apr 26, 2019
On April 27th, 2005, aviation was changed forever. The Airbus A380, which provided unprecedented passenger experience, made its debut flight. Read more:
Remembering The 2010 Polish Air Force Smolensk Crash
Apr 10, 2019
On the 9th anniversary of the Polish Air Force crash in Smolensk, we remember what happened to the victims of one of the most politically influential crashes.
The Most Successful Aircraft – The Story Of The Boeing 737
Apr 08, 2019
On this day, 52 years ago, the most popular and most successful jet took to the skies for the first time. It was the Boeing 737, an aircraft that would change aviation.
The First Licensed Woman Pilot – Raymonde de Laroche
Mar 08, 2019
On the 8th of March, we celebrate International Women's Day. However, to us, aviation enthusiasts its also an important date. On this day, in 1910, Raymonde De Laroche became the first woman to have a pilot's license.
The Supermarine Spitfire Took Flight 83 years ago
Mar 05, 2019
On this day 83 years ago, one of the most iconic fighters ever took off from an airfield in the United Kingdom. The Supermarine Spitfire not only conquered the skies but our hearts as well.
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