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HISTORY OF FLIGHT

1900 - 1925 | 1926 - 1950 | 1951 - 1975 | 1976 - 2000 | 2001 -

 


1951 - 1975

 

Year Date Event Picture Additional information
1952 15/04 Boeing B-52 Stratofortress first flight. N/A

1953 01/08 U-2 first flight. N/A

1954 28/02 Lockheed F-104 Starfighter first flight. N/A

1954 23/08 C-130 Hercules first flight. N/A

1955 25/10 Saab 35 Draken first flight. N/A

1956 09/01 MIG-21 Fishbed first flight. N/A

1957 04/10 Sputnik. N/A

1958 27/05 F-4 Phantom first flight. N/A

1959 08/06 X-15 first flight. N/A

1960 07/05 Gary Powers is shot down in his U-2 over the Sovietunion. N/A

1960 21/10 P.1127 Harrier first flight. N/A

1961 12/04 Yuri Gagarin becomes the first man in space. N/A

1961 16/08 BellUH-1 Iroquois first flight. N/A

1964 21/12 General Dynamics F-111A first flight. N/A

1964 22/12 SR-71 Blackbird first flight. N/A

1967 05 Bell AH-1 Huey Cobra first flight. N/A

1969 09/02 Boeing 747 ”Jumbojet” first flight. N/A

1969 02/03 Concorde first flight. N/A

1969 21/07 Neil Armstrong becomes the first man on the moon. N/A

1969 19/11 Mi-24 Hind first flight. N/A

1974 20/01 F-16 Fighting Falcon first flight. N/A

 

 

 

 



 

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