Planes/jets

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  • The Wright brothers fly the flrst plane

    Wilbur and Orville Wright Fly the first airplane at Kitty Hawk
  • First Commercial Flight

    Tony Jannus and his passenger Mr. Abram Pheil flew on a two seater a Benoist XIV plane. They went from St. Petersburg to Tampa
  • First Solo Transatlantic Flight

    The Spirit of St. Louis carried Charles Lindbergh from New York to Paris in only 33 and a half hours. On May 20, 1927 he took off and flew nonstop to Paris.
  • First Female Pilot to Fly Across the Atlantic Ocean

    Amelia Earhart was the first female pilot to fly across the Atlantic ocean. She took off on her plane named Friendship on June 17, 1928.
  • First Jet Plane

    Hans Von Ohain worked for Ernst Heikel to Devlope the worlds first jet plane. The experimental Heikel He 178 first flew on August 27, 1939
  • First Fighter Jet

    The Messerschmidt Me 262 Schwalbe, the world's first operational turbojet aircraft and fighter jet. The top speed was 540 mph. THe first time it was in combat was on July 25, 1944
  • Breaking the Sound Barrier

    On October 14, 1947, Chuck Yeager climbed a U.S. Airforce

    experimental rocket-powered aircraft the Bell X-1.
  • The First Commercial Jet

    A de Havilland Comet flying for British Overseas Airways Corporation flies to Johannesburg from London becoming the first jet aircraft to enter commercial service.
  • Boeing 747

    The first Jumbo jet was a Boeing 747. It first flew on February 9, 1969.
  • Concorde SST

    A British-French turbojet-powered supersonic passenger jet airliner, Concorde SST. The first one took flight on March 2, 1969.
  • The Voyager

    Piloted by Jeana Yeager and Dick Rutan, the Voyager circumnavigates the globe nonstop in 9 days. They completed the flight on December 23, 1986.
  • B-2 Bomber

    Northrop Grumman developed the B-2 Stealth Bomber. It is made of composite materials rather than metal, it cannot be detected by conventional radar.The B-2 Spirit Bomber first flew on July 17, 1989.
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