August 15, 2022

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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.

Boeing’s Supersonic Dreams

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

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

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

8/13/1997: Airbus A330-200 Takes to the Skies

The Airbus A330-200 is the longer-range, shorter sibling of the -300 series.

8/12/2002: Darwin Airline is Founded

Darwin Airline (F7) was a Swiss regional carrier established to fill the void left by Crossair (LX).

The History of Commercial Flight – How Global Travel Took off

This is how commercial flights went from being exclusively for the wealthy to the mainstream and affordable option they are.

Aviation Pioneers

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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.

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Roger Béteille: from Pilot to Airbus Founding Father

Roger Béteille is considered the mastermind behind the major developments that made Airbus the world's largest commercial airframer.

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A Tribute to Aviation Pioneer Edward R. Beauvais

From Frontier Airlines, Western Pacific, and, of course, America West Airlines, Edward Raymond Beauvais' tenure in civil aviation in the.

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A Brief History of Latino Aviation Pioneers

Hispanic men and women have changed aviation since the dawn of flight, setting records and exploring the farthest limits of.

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