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Encyclopedia > 1988 in aviation
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This is a list of aviation-related events from 1988: This is a timeline of aviation history. ... This is a list of aviation-related events from 1985: Events Ryanair founded initially as a full-service carrier. ... This is a list of aviation-related events from 1986: Events January January 9 - the UK Defence Secretary, Michael Heseltine, resigns amidst a political furore over the future of Westland Helicopters. ... This is a list of aviation-related events from 1987: Events January January 1 - US Coast Guard HH-65 Dolphins and US Navy H-3 Sea Kings help rescue people trapped inside the Dupont Plaza hotel Puerto Rico after a fire there on New Years Eve January 7 - French... This is a list of aviation-related events from 1989: // Events January January 4 - US Navy F-14 Tomcats shoot down two Libyan Air Force Mikoyan-Gurevich MiG-23s January 8 - a British Midland Boeing 737-400 crashes on the M1 motorway near Kegworth, killing 32 people. ... This is a list of aviation-related events from 1990: Events Pan American World Airways and Trans World Airlines, both in financial difficulty, transfer their coveted landing rights at London Heathrow Airport to American Airlines and United Airlines. ... This is a list of aviation-related events from 1991: Events January January 16 - American and Continental. ... These pages contain the trends of millennia and centuries. ... Alternative meaning: Nineteenth Century (periodical) (18th century — 19th century — 20th century — more centuries) As a means of recording the passage of time, the 19th century was that century which lasted from 1801-1900 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar. ... (19th century - 20th century - 21st century - more centuries) Decades: 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s As a means of recording the passage of time, the 20th century was that century which lasted from 1901–2000 in the sense of the Gregorian calendar (1900–1999... The 21st century is the present century of the Anno Domini (common) era, in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ... This is a list of decades which have articles with more information about them. ... // Recovering from World War II and its aftermath, the economic miracle emerged in West Germany and Italy. ... The 1960s decade refers to the years from January 1, 1960 to December 31, 1969, inclusive. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, inclusive. ... The 1980s refers to the years of 1980 to 1989. ... For the band, see 1990s (band). ... This article is becoming very long. ... The 2010s decade comprises the years from 2010 to 2019, inclusive. ... This page indexes the individual years pages. ... 1985 (MCMLXXXV) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1990 (MCMXC) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Aviation refers to flying using aircraft, machines designed by humans for atmospheric flight. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Events

January

April January 26 is the 26th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The logo of the Dassault Rafale program. ... January 30 is the 30th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Boeing 747, commonly called a Jumbo Jet, is among the most recognizable jet airliners and is the largest passenger airliner in service. ...

May April 23 is the 113th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (114th in leap years). ... This article deals with the mythological character Daedalus. ... The MIT Daedalus was a human-powered aircraft which, on 23 April, 1988 flew 74 mi (119 km) from Iraklion Air Force Base on Crete, crashing in the sea just short of the island of Santorini in 3 hours, 54 minutes. ... For the famous World War II battle, see: Battle of Crete For other uses, see Crete (disambiguation). ... Satellite image of Santorini. ...

June May 23 is the 143rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (144th in leap years). ... Southwest Airlines, Inc. ... The Boeing 737 is the worlds most popular medium-range, narrowbody commercial passenger jet aircraft. ... For the unrelated theme park in Australia, see Sea World. ... May 24 is the 144th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (145th in leap years). ... For the 1930s airline of similar name, see British Airways Ltd. ... This article is becoming very long. ...

  • June 26 - An Air France Airbus A320 on a low-and-slow demonstration flight at an airshow at Mulhouse-Habsheim crashes and kills three passengers.

July June 26 is the 177th day of the year (178th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 188 days remaining. ... Air France (Compagnie Nationale Air France) is a subsidiary of Air France-KLM. Before its merger with KLM, it was the national airline of France, employing 71,654 people (as of January 2005). ... The Airbus A320 is a short-to-medium range commercial passenger aircraft manufactured by EADS (Airbus S.A.S.). First delivered in 1988, the A320 pioneered the use of digital fly-by-wire flight control systems in a commercial aircraft. ...

August July 3 is the 184th day of the year (185th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 181 days remaining. ... The fourth USS Vincennes (CG-49) is a U.S. Navy Ticonderoga class AEGIS guided missile cruiser. ... List of airlines Iran Air is Irans flag carrier airline. ... This article is about the airliner. ... Iran Air Flight 655 (IR655) was a commercial flight operated by Iran Air that flew from Bandar Abbas, Iran to Dubai. ... July 8 is the 189th day of the year (190th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 176 days remaining. ... July 13 is the 194th day (195th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 171 days remaining. ... // The Mooney 20J (also known as the M201 because of its ability to cruise at 201 mph) is a 4 seat general aviation aircraft. ... Flag Seal Nickname: Americas Finest City Location Location of San Diego within San Diego County Coordinates , Government County San Diego Mayor City Attorney         City Council District One District Two District Three District Four District Five District Six District Seven District Eight Jerry Sanders (R) Michael Aguirre Scott Peters Kevin... City flag City coat of arms Motto: Fluctuat nec mergitur (Latin: Tossed by the waves, she does not sink) Paris Eiffel tower as seen from the esplanade du Trocadéro. ...

October August 28 is the 240th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (241st in leap years), with 125 days remaining. ... Frecce Tricolori (Three-coloured Arrows) is the precision aerobatic demonstration team for the Italian Air Force. ... Boeing C-17A Lot XII Globemaster III Serial 00-0172 Spirit of the Cascades at the Ramstein cargo terminal. ...

November October 12 is the 285th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (286th in leap years). ... Bar Harbor Airlines was a comparatively large, commuter airline from Bar Harbor, Maine. ... The ATR 42 is a regional airliner built in France by the ATR company (Avions de Transport Régional). ... Air Force One is the air traffic control call sign of any U.S. Air Force aircraft carrying the President of the United States. ...

December November 10 is the 314th day of the year (315th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 51 days remaining. ... Seal of the Air Force. ... The Lockheed F-117A Nighthawk, nicknamed “The Black Jet”[2], is the worlds first operational aircraft completely designed around stealth technology. ...

December 21 is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Pan Am Flight 103 was Pan American World Airways third daily scheduled transatlantic flight from Londons Heathrow International Airport to New Yorks John F. Kennedy International Airport. ... The Boeing 747, commonly called a Jumbo Jet, is among the most recognizable jet airliners and is the largest passenger airliner in service. ... This article is about the capital of England and the United Kingdom. ... Nickname: Big Apple, Gotham, NYC Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Brooklyn Manhattan Queens Staten Island Settled 1613  - Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area    - City 1,214. ... Christmas or Christmas Day is an annual holiday that marks the traditional birthdate of Jesus of Nazareth. ... Lockerbie is a small town with a population of about 4500 (as of 2004), located in the Dumfries and Galloway region in south-western Scotland. ...

First flights

April

June April 21 is the 111th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (112th in leap years). ... Virgin Atlantic Airways Boeing 747-400 Tinker Belle taxiing to the take off point at London Heathrow Airport The Boeing 747-400 is at present the only model of the Boeing 747 in production and will remain the largest commercial airliner in service until the introduction of the Airbus A380. ...

July June 14 is the 165th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (166th in leap years), with 200 days remaining. ... The Schweizer 300 family of light utility helicopters was formerly produced by Hughes Helicopters and is now manufactured by Schweizer Aircraft, a subsidiary of Sikorsky Aircraft, and has been in production for almost 50 years. ...

October July 12 is the 193rd day (194th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 172 days remaining. ... The Scaled Composites Triumph was a twin-engine, business jet prototype designed and built by Burt Rutans Scaled Composites for Beechcraft. ... Williams International is a manufacturer of small gas turbine engines. ... The Williams FJ44 is a small 2 spool turbofan produced by Williams International/Rolls-Royce for the light business jet market. ... July 14 is the 195th day (196th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian Calendar, with 170 days remaining. ... Socata TBM 700 The Socata TBM 700 and TBM 850 are high performance single engine turboprop light business and utility aircraft manufactured by EADS Socata. ...

December October 15 is the 288th day of the year (289th in leap years). ... The EC 135 is a twin-engine civil helicopter produced by Eurocopter, widely used amongst police and ambulance services, and for executive transport. ... October 27 is the 300th day of the year (301st in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 65 days remaining. ... The ATR 72 is a twin-turboprop short-haul regional airliner built in France by the ATR company (Avions de Transport Régional). ...

December 9 is the 343rd day (344th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Saab JAS-39 Gripen (Griffin) is a fighter aircraft from Sweden manufactured by Saab. ...

Entered service

April


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