Airplanes By ridiculoushp1125 Dec 17, 1903 Wright Brothers Click here Orville Wright flew first airplane for 12 sec for 120 ft. Sep 23, 1911 First airmail by U.S. Post Office Department Click here Pilot Earle Ovington flew the first airmail official approved by the United States Post Office Department. He tossed mail overboard when he reached the destination. Sep 1, 1913 Adolphe Pegoud Click here Adolphe Pegoud demonstrated the first inverted (upside down) flight in a Bleriot monoplane. Nov 15, 1913 Charles Lindbergh Click here (No Date) Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo, nonstop flight. Jun 17, 1928 Amelia Earhart Click here Amelia Earhart became the first woman to make a solo round-trip flight across the United States. Dec 7, 1941 Pearl Harbor Bombing Click here The Japanese aviation bombed Pearl Harbor starting World War 2. Mar 15, 1967 Southwest Airlines Clik here The Air Southwest Co. is incorporated. Sep 11, 2001 Twin Towers collapse The Al-Qaeda group crashed airplanes into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York.