[WorldKings – World Almanac Event 2022] 140th Anniversary of Geoffrey de Havilland's birth, founder of de Havilland Aircraft Company Limited (27/07/1882 - 27/07/2022)
(Worldkings.org) Captain Sir Geoffrey de Havilland, (27 July 1882 – 21 May 1965) was an English aviation pioneer and aerospace engineer. His Mosquito has been considered the most versatile warplane ever built, and his Comet was the first jet airliner to go into production.
[WORLDKINGS - ALMANAC EVENTS & ACHIEVEMENTS 2022] Important successes throughout 106 years of development The Boeing Company (1916)
(worldkings.org) The Boeing Company is an American multinational corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells airplanes, rotorcraft, rockets, satellites, telecommunications equipment, and missiles worldwide. The company also provides leasing and product support services.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Europe Records Institute (EURI) – Zara Rutherford: World’s first woman to complete a circumnavigation in a microlight aircraft
(WorldKings.org) Zara Rutherford (born 5 July 2002) is a Belgian-British aviator. At age 19, she became the youngest female pilot to fly solo around the world and the first person to complete a circumnavigation in a microlight aircraft on 20 January 2022.
WORLDKINGS - On This Day – December 12, 2021- Christopher Cockerell received patent of hovercraft, in 1955
(worldkings.org) Christopher Sydney Cockerell (4 June 1910 – 1 June 1999) was an English engineer, best known as the inventor of the hovercraft.
[WorldKings - World Almanac Event 2021] 82 year anniversary of the establishment of Russian Aircraft Corporation MiG ( December 8, 1939 – December 8, 2020)
(Worldkings.org) Mikoyan aircraft were frequently used in aerial confrontations with American and allied forces during and since the Cold War, and have become commonly featured aircraft in popular culture. Mikoyan aircraft are the most produced jet fighter family.
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[WORLDKINGS] The Constant World Records Seeking Journey (P.210) USS Enterprise CVN-65 (United States) : World’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier
(Worldkings.org) USS Enterprise (CVN-65), formerly CVA(N)-65, is a decommissioned United States Navy aircraft carrier. She was the first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier and the eighth United States naval vessel to bear the name. On October 26th, 2021, World Records Union (WorldKings) officially declared USS Enterprise CVN-65 as “World’s first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier”.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Asia Records Institute (ASRI) – AG600: World's largest amphibious aircraft
(WorldKings.org) The aircraft was developed for aerial firefighting, collecting 12 tons of water in 20 seconds and transporting up to 370 tons of water on a single tank of fuel (31 rotations), and search and rescue, retrieving up to 50 people at sea.
WORLDKINGS - Worldkings News - Europe Records Institute (EURI) – An-124 Ruslan: World's largest military transport aircraft
(Worldkings.org) The An-124 (full name Antonov An-124 Ruslan) is one of the largest aircraft in the world, specifically designed for carrying heavy or bulky loads.
WORLDKINGS] The Constant World Records Seeking Journey (P.151) de Havilland Aircraft Company: World's first commercial jet airliner manufacturer
(Worldkings.org) The de Havilland Aircraft Company Limited was a British aviation manufacturer established in late 1920 by Geoffrey de Havilland at Stag Lane Aerodrome Edgware on the outskirts of north London. Operations were later moved to Hatfield in Hertfordshire.