(Courtesy of Wings Over Kansas)

  • In 1937… The first commercial flight across the Pacific is made as a Pan-American Boeing 314 Clipper seaplane arrives in Hong Kong.
  • In 1928… British pilot Lady Mary Bailey lands to complete a flight from England to Cape Town, South Africa. She took off on March 9th.
  • In 1914… The first news movie shot from the air is filmed by cameraman B.C. Hucks, Warwick Bioscope Chronicle Film, England. He flies down to within 400 ft. of the royal yacht with King George aboard, crossing the English Channel from Dover, England to Calais, France.
  • In 1967… Trans World Airlines (TWA) becomes the first American airline to have a fleet composed entirely of jet aircraft.

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