David Carl Schilling

David Carl Schilling (December 15, 1918 – August 14, 1956) was a U.S. Air Force officer, fighter ace credited with 22½ confirmed claims, and leading advocate of long-range jet fighter operations. Kansas' Schilling Air Force Base was named in his memory. Continue reading

Schilling Flew First Transatlantic Jet Flight from England

Colonel David Carl Schilling, commanding officer of the U.S. 31st Escort Wing made a nonstop transatlantic jet flight Continue reading

First Transatlantic Jet Flight from Michigan to England

Colonel David Carl Schilling, U.S. 56th Fighter Group commanded the first transatlantic eastward jet flight Continue reading

First Female Jet Plane Pilot

Maria Atanassova (Marija Georgieva Atanassowa) of Bulgaria, Russia was hired by Continue reading

First Transoceanic Jetliner Service

British Overseas Airways Corporation offers first transoceanic jetliner service Continue reading

Jet Airmail service available in Canada

The first jet airmail flight from Canada to the USA was on April 18th, 1950, by a jet aircraft made by Avro Canada. Continue reading