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1/02/1989: Maiden Flight of the Tupolev Tu-204

The Tu-204 was designed to replace the Tu-154, but sadly, due to the break up of the Soviet Union, the type did not enjoy the success of its predecessor.


7/29/1963: Maiden Flight of the Tupolev TU-134

Today in Aviation, the prototype Russian-built Tupolev TU-134 (SSSR-45075) made its maiden flight in 1963.


3/21/1996: US, Russia Begin Supersonic Transport Research

Today in Aviation, a US-Russian Joint Commission began technical interchange and research on supersonic transport technologies in 1996.


3/07/1932,1957,1975: Ju 52/3m, An-10, Yak-42 First Flights

Today in Aviation, we celebrate the first flights of the Junkers Ju 52 (1932), the Antonov An-10 (1957), and the Yakovlev Yak-42 (1975).


Oldest Airlines Still in Operation Part 1

These are the oldest airlines, founded before WWII, that are still in operation today.


2/03/2012: Malev Ceases Operations after 66 years

Today in Aviation, Malév Hungarian Airlines (MA) ceased operations in 2012 after 66 years of service.

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Top Companies Building New Supersonic Aircraft

Boom supersonic, Lockheed Martin and Hermeus are working toward achieving supersonic flight.


11/25/1954: Maiden Flight of Malév Hungarian Airlines

Here's the story of Hungarian flag carrier Malév (MA), which made its maiden flight in 1954.


11/05/1991: Russian Carrier Transaero Begins Operations

This is the story of Transaero, Russia's first privately owned airline, which began operations today in 1991.

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