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1880's

First South African manned balloon flight - 1885-04-07
First flight. - 1903-12-17
First imported aircraft for South Africa - 1908-10-20
First Air Mail in South Africa - 1911-12-27
Death of the Red Baron - 1918-04-21
South African Air Force established - 1920-02-01
Silver Queen flies to South Africa - 1920-02-04 to 1920-03-20
First Parachute Jump - 1922-10-22
British dirigible R101 crashes in France - 1930-10-05
Hindenburg - World's largest aircraft destroyed - 1937-05-06
Second World War takes place - 1939-09-03
Death of Fokker - 1939-12-23
Attack on Pearl Harbour - 1941-12-07
The Dambusters - 1943-05-16
Bomber crashed into Empire State Building - 1945-07-28
Sound Barrier Broken - 1947-10-14
Berlin Air Bridge began - 1948-06-26
Air disaster above Grand Canyon - 1956-06-30
W E Boeing died - 1956-09-28
Sputnik launched - 1957-10-04
Sabena disaster - 1961-02-15
UN Secretary-General died in plane crash - 1961-09-18
First American to orbit earth - 1962-02-20
SAAF Shackleton crashes - 1963-08-08
BOAC Boeing crashes into Mt. Fuji - 1966-03-05
A walk on the moon - 1969-07-20
Alitalia plane hits mountain - 1972-05-05
Death of Igor Sikorsky - 1972-10-26
Operation Babylift Crash - 1975-04-04 to 1975-04-04
Raid on Entebbe - 1976-06-27
Dutch Royal Scandal - 1976-08-26
Death of Messerschmitt - 1978-09-15
Accident in Antarctica - 1979-11-28
SAA Helderberg Disaster - 1987-11-28
The Lockerbie Disaster - 1988-12-21
EAA launches Young Eagle program. - 1992-05-12
Jet sliced through a cable car's wires - 1998-02-03 to 1998-02-03
The Concorde accident - 2000-07-25
1 Million Young Eagles reached. - 2003-11-13
Bell 505 Jet Ranger X Achieves successful first flight - 2014-11-11
Saith Industries unveils first Zimbabwean produced helicopter - 2016-03-21

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