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.
10 years ago, an unfortunate crash happened that killed 49 people onboard the Bombardier Dash 8 Q400 and 1 person on the ground. However, the aftermath of Flight 3407 completely changed aviation's safety standards. Read more:
As the world was paying a premium for rather an uncomfortable ride on piston-engined aircraft, the de Havilland Comet blew everyone away with its comfort and speed. But it had a lot of issues that led to its downfall. Read more: