Aero Chronik

Today in Aviation History – January 6 (via Calgary Recreational and Ultralight Flying Club)

Pan American World Airways Boeing 377 Stratocr...

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In 1928… Pilot Lt. C. F. Schilt, USMC, lands a Vought O2U-1 Corsair in the street of a Nicaraguan village to rescue wounded officers. Eighteen servicemen are rescued and, for his bravery, Lt. Schilt iss awarded the Medal of Honor. In 1942… Pan American Airlines becomes the first commercial airline to schedule a flight around the world. In 1944… The McDonnell XP-67 twin-engine bomber destroyer (nicknamed the „Bat“) makes its first flight. [y … Read More

via Calgary Recreational and Ultralight Flying Club

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