June 28, 2022
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6/17/1929: Delta Air Service Maiden Flight

Delta Air Line’s (DL) history begins with a crop-dusting adventure in the US and Peru.

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16/6/1984: Frontier’s First All-Female Flight

The historic all-female Frontier Airlines (FL) pairing was not specifically rostered, but it ended up making history.

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6/15/1984: Saab 340 Enters Service with Crossair

This is how Swiss regional carrier Crossair (LX) became the launch customer of the Saab 340.

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6/14/2013: First Flight of the Airbus A350

This is the story of the Airbus A350, from its prototype’s maiden flight in 2013 to its latest freighter version.

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Domestic Duties: The Story of BA’s Shuttle Service

While the ‘air shuttle’ concept had become a staple of US aviation, BA’s introduction of the concept to its UK domestic routes was a European first.

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6/13/1990: Boeing 767 Breaks Distance Record

In 1990, a Boeing 767-200ER aircraft unofficially broke a world distance record for a twin-engine commercial airliner.

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6/12/1994: First Flight of the Boeing 777

This is the story of the Boeing 777, often known as the Triple Seven.

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The History of the Flight Data Recorder

The history of the Flight Data Recorder is intriguing, and it’s come a long way since its introduction in the 1950s.

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6/11/2013: French ATC Strike Begins

This is why French Air Traffic Controllers commenced a three-day strike in 2013.

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6/10/1965: World’s First Automatic Landing

Find out which commercial airliner performed the world’s first automatic landing.

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