July 2, 2022
Aviation History
History

7/01/2013: First Flight of Air Canada Rouge

Air Canada Rouge’s (RV) inaugural flight with Airbus A319ceo departed from Toronto (YYZ) bound for Kingston, Jamaica.

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6/30/1989: First Flight of The Boeing 737-500

The single Boeing 737-500 prototype flew 375 hours for the certification process, which was awarded on February 12, 1990.

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Airlines Industry

Air Canada Cuts Summer Flight Schedules

By making “meaningful reductions” to its summer schedule, Air Canada (AC) hopes it will bring operational stability.

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Propfan Power: The Story of the Unducted Fan Engine

The future of aviation revolves around sustainability. But building a greener, more eco-friendly industry is nothing new.

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6/28/2013: Air Pacific Rebrands as Fiji Airways

This is the story of how Air Pacific went back to its roots, resurrecting its early name of Fiji Airways (FJ) as the carrier set about a whole rebranding.

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6/27/2007: First Black Pilot Circumnavigates the World

Irving was just 23 years old when he broke two world records. He continues to inspire young aviators.

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6/25/1938: Manchester Airport Opens Its Gates

This is the story of the third busiest airport in the United Kingdom in terms of passenger numbers.

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6/24/1960: First Flight of the Hawker Siddeley HS 748

The HS 748 was versatile, robust and reliable regional airliner, powered by two Rolls-Royce Dart engines.

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6/23/1994: First Flight of the Antonov AN-38

The idea of a stretched version of the Antonov AN-28 emerged from a 1989 sales visit to India.

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6/22/1984: Virgin Atlantic Takes to the Skies

In 1984, Sir Richard Branson started Virgin Atlantic with plans to shake up the “boring” airline industry.

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