August 19, 2022
History
Embraer History Special

Embraer Celebrates Its 53rd Anniversary

This is the story of Brazilian multinational aerospace manufacturer Embraer, which turns 53 years old today.

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8/19/1982: Boeing Hands over First 767 to United

United Airlines (UA) had played a crucial role in the development of the Boeing 767.

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Airlines Industry Pioneers Special Flights

All-black Female Flight Crew Honors Bessie Coleman

For the first time in the history of American Airlines (AA), all of the crew involved on flight AA372 were Black women.

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8/18/1967: First Flight of the Handley Page Jetstream

The Handley Page HP137 Jetstream would go on to be developed by British Aerospace as a family of airliners.

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Airlines History Industry

The History of International Airlines Group

This is the story of the International Airlines Group (IAG), considered one of the world’s largest with a fleet of over 500 aircraft.

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8/17/1989: Qantas Operates Longest Nonstop Delivery Flight

Long before ‘Project Sunrise’, Qantas (QF) had already flown nonstop on the famous ‘Kangaroo Route’.

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8/16/1964: Euravia Rebrands as Britannia Airways

Today in Aviation, the iconic charter carrier Britannia Airways (BY) is born after the rebranding of Euravia in 1964.

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8/15/1958: Pan Am Received the First Boeing 707

The historical handover of the first commercial jet airliner to a US carrier heralded the beginning of the Jet Age.

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History Special

Boeing’s Supersonic Dreams

Boeing has toyed with the idea of a supersonic airliner since the 1960s but its plans remain on the drawing board.

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8/14/1969: Braniff’s Inaugural Nonstop to Hawaii

The launch of Braniff’s transpacific routes in 1969 followed three years of applications.

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