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Encyclopedia > 1999 in aviation
Years in aviation: 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
Centuries: 19th Century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s 2020s
Years: 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002

This is a list of aviation-related events from 1999: This is a timeline of aviation history. ... This is a list of aviation-related events from 1996: Events February the T-6 Texan II is selected as the new primary trainer for the United States armed forces. ... This is a list of aviation-related events from 1997: Events March 17–May 28 Linda Finch, pilot, aviation historian, and San Antonio, Texas businesswoman, flying a restored and specially equipped 62-year-old Lockheed Electra 10E, recreates the 1937 Amelia Earhart flight to circumnavigate the globe solo. ... This is a list of aviation-related events from 1998: Events Cirrus Aircraft successfully flight-tests the CAPS ballistic emergency aircraft parachute. ... This is a list of aviation-related events from 2000: // January 30 - Kenya Airways Flight 431 crashes into the Atlantic Ocean, killing 169. ... This is a list of aviation-related events from 2001: Events April: The unmanned aircraft Global Hawk flies automatically from Edwards AFB in the US to Australia non-stop and unrefuelled. ... This is a list of aviation-related events from 2002: Events American Airlines and British Airways drop plans to introduce codesharing on transatlantic flights after U.S. regulators demand that other American carriers be given access to London Heathrow Airport. ... 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. ... 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, also called The Seventies. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... For the band, see 1990s (band). ... The 2000s are the current decade, spanning from 2000 to 2009. ... The 2010s decade is a period of 10 years that begins on January 1, 2010 and later ends on December 31, 2019 inclusive. ... The 2020s is the 3rd decade of the 21st century of the Anno Domini (common) era. ... This page indexes the individual years pages. ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1997 (MCMXCVII) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1997 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar). ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... Also see: 2002 (number). ... Aviation refers to flying using aircraft, machines designed by humans for atmospheric flight. ... Year 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar). ...

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Events

February

February 16 is the 47th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Gulfstream II is a large twin engine business jet built by Gulfstream Aerospace, and its US military designation is C-11. ... Barry Sonnenfeld American film maker Barry Sonnenfeld (born New York City, April 1, 1953) worked as cinematographer for the Coen Brothers, then later he directed and produced big budget films such as Men in Black. ... Common depiction of the Men in Black. ... Men in Black II is a 2002 science fiction comedy action film starring Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones. ... Wild Wild West DVD Wild Wild West (1999) is a film directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, starring Will Smith, Kevin Kline (two roles, Artemis Gordon and President Ulysses S. Grant), Kenneth Branagh and Salma Hayek. ... Van Nuys is a district within the city of Los Angeles, California, United States. ... February 24 is the 55th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... China Southwest Airlines is an airline based in the Peoples Republic of China. ... The Tupolev Tu-154 (NATO reporting name: Careless) is a Russian medium-range trijet airliner, equivalent to the Boeing 727. ...

March

March 29 is the 88th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (89th in leap years). ... The Northrop Grumman (formerly Ryan Aeronautical) RQ-4 Global Hawk (known as Tier II+ during development) is an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) used by the US Air Force as a surveillance aircraft. ... NASA satellite photo showing the main runways at NAWS China Lake The Naval Air Weapons Station China Lake (NAWS China Lake) is an airborne weapons testing and training range operated by the United States Navy and its contractors. ...

June

June 1 is the 152nd day of the year (153rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... American Airlines Flight 1420 operated from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to Little Rock National Airport in Little Rock, Arkansas. ... The Douglas DC-9 is a twin-engined jet airliner, first manufactured in 1965 and, in much modified form and under a succession of different names, still in production today as the Boeing 717. ... Location in Pulaski County, Arkansas Coordinates: , Country United States State Arkansas County Pulaski Founded 1821 Incorporated 1831 Government  - Mayor Mark Stodola Area  - City  116. ...

July

is the 205th day of the year (206th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... All Nippon Airways Company, Limited , TYO: 9202 , LSE: ANA), also known as ZennikkÅ« ) or ANA, is an airline headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. ... All Nippon Airways Flight 61 is a flight from Tokyo International Airport (Haneda Airport) in Ota, Tokyo, Japan, to New Chitose Airport in Chitose, Japan, near Sapporo. ... The Boeing 747, commonly nicknamed the Jumbo Jet, is a long-haul, widebody commercial airliner manufactured by Boeing. ... Yuji Nishizawa (西沢裕司; Nishizawa Yūji, b. ... Tokyo International Airport (Japanese: 東京国際空港 Tōkyō Kokusai Kūkō) is an international airport in Ota, Tokyo, Japan. ...

August

is the 219th day of the year (220th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... TACV Cabo Verde Airlines is a scheduled and charter, passenger and cargo airline based in Cabo Verde. ... The Dornier Do 228 is a small German twin turboprop STOL-utility aircraft, manufactured by Dornier GmbH (later DASA Dornier, Fairchild-Dornier) from 1981 until 1998. ... Santo Antão (Portuguese for Saint Anthony) is the westernmost and largest of the Barlavento islands of Cape Verde. ... is the 234th day of the year (235th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Mandarin Airlines (華信航空; pinyin: Huáxìn Hángkōng) is a regional and domestic airline based in Taipei in Taiwan and is a subsidiary of China Airlines. ... China Airlines Flight 642 was a flight that flew from Bangkok International Airport in Bangkok to Hong Kong International Airport in Hong Kong operated by China Airlines subsidiary Mandarin Airlines. ... The McDonnell Douglas MD-11 is a three-engine medium to long-range widebody airliner, with two engines mounted on underwing pylons and a third engine at the base of the vertical stabilizer. ... is the 236th day of the year (237th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Uni Air (Chinese: 立榮航空 Lìróng Hángkōng) is an airline based in Taiwan. ... The McDonnell Douglas DC-9 (initially known as the Douglas DC-9) is a twin-engine, single-aisle jet airliner. ... Hualien City (Traditional Chinese: ; Hanyu Pinyin: ; Wade-Giles: Hua-lien shih; POJ: Hoa-liân-chhī) is the capital of Hualien County, Taiwan Province of the Republic of China. ... is the 243rd day of the year (244th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Lapa is a borough of the city of São Paulo, Brazil. ... The Boeing 737 is the worlds most popular short to medium range, single aisle, narrow body airliner. ... For other uses, see Buenos Aires (disambiguation). ...

September

is the 247th day of the year (248th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 255th day of the year (256th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 11th FAI World Rally Flying Championship took place between September 4 - September 12, 1999 in Ravenna in Italy. ... Ravenna is a city and comune in the Emilia-Romagna region of Italy. ... is the 266th day of the year (267th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Qantas Airways Limited (pronounced ) is the name and callsign of the national airline of Australia. ... Qantas Flight 1 (QF1, QFA1) is the flight number of the flagship Sydney to London route of Australias Qantas Airways. ... The Boeing 747, commonly nicknamed the Jumbo Jet, is a long-haul, widebody commercial airliner manufactured by Boeing. ... A BTS skytrain passing the Sathon area of Bangkok. ...

October

October 25 is the 298th day of the year (299th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The 1999 South Dakota Learjet crash involved a chartered Learjet 35 flying between Orlando to Dallas, Texas. ... Swiss Air Force Learjet 35A The Learjet Model 35 is a multi-role business jet and military transport (designated by the U.S. Air Force as C-21). ... The United States Open Championship is the annual open golf tournament of the United States. ... Payne Stewart on the cover of the 2001 paperback edition of the authorised biography by Tracey Stewart with Ken Abraham. ... is the 304th day of the year (305th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... EgyptAir (Arabic: مصر للطيران, Misr Lel-Tayaran) is the Cairo-based national airline of Egypt. ... Flight 990 was a Los Angeles-New York-Cairo flight operated by EgyptAir. ... American Airlines Boeing 767-300 at Gatwick Airport, England. ... Nickname: Egypt: Site of Cairo (top center) Coordinates: , Government  - Governor Dr. Abdul Azim Wazir Area  - City 214 km²  (82. ... Location in Massachusetts Coordinates: , Country United States State Massachusetts County Nantucket County Settled 1641 Incorporated 1671 Government  - Type Open town meeting Area  - Town  105. ... Official language(s) English Capital Boston Largest city Boston Area  Ranked 44th  - Total 10,555 sq mi (27,360 km²)  - Width 183 miles (295 km)  - Length 113 miles (182 km)  - % water 13. ...

November

is the 313th day of the year (314th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Transportes Aéreos Ejecutivos, SA was a low-cost mexican airline. ... TAESA Flight 725 covered the Tijuana–Mexico City route with a stop in Uruapan, Michoacán, Mexico. ... The McDonnell Douglas DC-9 (initially known as the Douglas DC-9) is a twin-engine, single-aisle jet airliner. ... Uruapan is a municipality belonging the Mexican state of Michoacán. ...

December

December 11 is the 345th day of the year (346th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... SATA International (full name SATA INTERNACIONAL - Serviços e Transportes Aéreos, S.A.) is an airline based in Ponta Delgada, the Azores, Portugal. ... São Jorge (pron. ... Motto (Portuguese for Rather die free than in peace subjugated) Anthem  (national)  (local) Capital Ponta Delgada1 Angra do Heroísmo2 Horta3 Largest city Ponta Delgada Official languages Portuguese Government Autonomous region  -  President Carlos César Establishment  -  Settled 1439   -  Autonomy 1976  Area  -  Total 2,333 km² (n/a) 911 sq mi... December 21 is the 355th day of the year (356th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The McDonnell Douglas DC-10 is an American three-engine medium- to long-range widebody airliner, with two engines mounted on underwing pylons and a third engine at the base of the vertical stabilizer. ... Guatemala City (in full, La Nueva Guatemala de la Asunción; locally known as Guatemala or Guate) is the capital and largest city of the nation of Guatemala. ... is the 358th day of the year (359th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Air India. ... Indian Airlines Flight 814 (abbreviated IC-814) was a flight that flew from Kathmandu, Nepals Tribhuvan International Airport to Delhi, Indias Indira Gandhi International Airport. ... , Delhi ( , Hindi: , Punjabi: , Urdu: ) sometimes referred to as Dilli, is the second-largest metropolis in India after Mumbai with a population of 13 million. ... December 25 is the 359th day of the year (360th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar, with 6 days remaining in the year. ... The three engined Yakovlev Yak-42 was designed as a replacement for the twin engined Tupolev Tu-134 jet. ... is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The year 2000 problem (also known as the Y2K problem and the millennium bug) was a flaw in computer program design that caused some date-related processing to operate incorrectly for dates and times on and after January 1, 2000. ... The NASA Columbia Supercomputer. ... is the 365th day of the year (366th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1999 (MCMXCIX) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1999 Gregorian calendar). ... is the 1st day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ...

First flights

February

is the 39th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Tupolev Tu-334 The Tupolev Tu-334 is a Russian airliner currently under development to replace the aging Tu-134s in service around the world. ...

March

is the 60th day of the year (61st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 78th day of the year (79th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Balloon Breitling Orbiter 3 On March 21, 1999, Bertrand Piccard and Brian Jones guided Breitling Orbiter 3, the first balloon to fly around the world non-stop, to a safe landing on a desolate stretch of desert in Western Egypt. ... Dr. Bertrand Piccard (born March 1, 1958) is a Swiss psychiatrist and balloonist born in Lausanne, Vaud canton, on March 1, 1958. ... Brian Jones (March 27, 1947 Bristol, Great Britain along with Bertrand Piccard, co-piloted the first successful circumnavigation of the globe on board the Breitling Orbiter 3. ...

July

is the 209th day of the year (210th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... The Roton was a launch vehicle design for a cone-shaped single-stage-to-orbit (SSTO) fully reusable manned spacecraft. ...

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