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July 23, 1956: Air Force Lt. Col. Frank Kendall “Pete” Everest became “The Fastest Man Alive” when he flew the…

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July 16, 1965: The North American Rockwell OV-10 Bronco, an American twin-turboprop light attack and observation aircraft, made its first flight….

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July 9, 1910: At the Atlantic City Aero Meet in New Jersey, Walter R. Brookins flew his Wright Flyer to…

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July 2, 1943: First Lt. Charles Blakesly Hall, a member of the 99th Fighter Squadron became the first Tuskegee Airmen…

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June 25, 1928: The Boeing P-12 made its maiden flight. It was developed as a private venture to replace the Boeing F2B and F3B with…

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June 18, 1956: A Convair Rocket Sled set a world’s speed record for recoverable sleds at the Experimental High Speed…

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June 11, 1920: The Verville VCP made its first flight. The Verville VCP was an American single-engined biplane fighter aircraft of the 1920s. A single…

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