Eppo Numan piloted a transatlantic flight on an ultralight airplane. Continue reading
In 1991 at the Experimental Aircraft Association's 39th annual international convention and sport aviation exhibition in Oshkosh, WI, USA, Jim Bede of Bede Jet, presented his Home-built supersonic, lightweight, two-seat jet aircraft, built for his personal use.
Amelia Earhart, an American Aviator (a native of Atchison, KS, USA), flew out of Harbour Grace, Newfoundland, Canada on May 20th, 1932. Continue reading
The SR-20, a small single-engine plane by the Cirrus Design Corporation, Duluth, MN, USA, was equipped with its own parachute as standard equipment in June 1999. Continue reading
Bertrand Piccard, a Swiss psychiatrist, and Brian Jones, an English ballooning instructor, accomplished a nonstop circumnavigation of the world in a balloon in 1999. Continue reading
Aeronautical pioneer Lawrence Hargrave invented a box kite in 1894. Continue reading
The first manned glider flight took place in Wiltshire, England, in 1005 and chronicled by William of Malmesbury. Continue reading