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Encyclopedia > 1957 in aviation
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This is a list of aviation-related events from 1957:


Events

January

  • January 18 - Three Boeing B-52 Stratofortresses make the world's first round the world, non-stop flight by turbojet-powered aircraft. The flight is completed in 45 hours 19 minutes, with an average speed of 534 mph (859 km/h)

March

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

December

  • December 12 - Maj Adrian Drew sets a new world speed record, in a modified F-101 Voodoo, of 1,207 mph (1,943 km/h)

First flights

January

February

March

May

July

  • July 4 - Ilyushin Il-18
  • July 9 - Aviation Traders Accountant

November

December

Entered service

February

March

May

  • McDonnell F-101A Voodoo with USAF

June

  • June 28 - KC-135 Stratotanker with 93rd Air Refueling Squadron

November


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