June 15, 2020
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⟶ Updated 14 Nov 2017 ⟶
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On 12/03/1903 the Wright brothers had flown the first successful airplane flight
The 1st all-metal plane was flown in 1917
1927 is the year in which the first non-stop solo fight across the atlantic was performed
1st modern commercial airline was made. It was a Boeing 247. Twin-Engine 10 passenger monoplane
Boeing makes the B-52 bomber. It has eight turbojet engines, intercontinental range, and a capacity of 500,000 pounds.
Boeing conducts the first flight of a wide-body, turbofan-powered commercial airliner, the 747, one of the most successful aircraft ever produced.
Northrop Grumman develops the B-2 bomber, with a "flying wing" design. Made of composite materials rather than metal, it cannot be detected by conventional radar.
The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II is a family of single-seat, single-engine, all-weather stealth multirole fighters. The fifth-generation combat aircraft is designed to perform ground attack and air superiority missions.
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