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1929 In Aviation

Years in aviation: 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930 1931 1932
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
Years: 1926 1927 1928 1929 1930 1931 1932

This is a list of aviation-related events from 1929:

Contents

  • Events 1
    • January 1.1
    • February 1.2
    • March 1.3
    • April 1.4
    • May 1.5
    • June 1.6
    • July 1.7
    • August 1.8
    • September 1.9
    • October 1.10
    • November 1.11
    • December 1.12
  • First flights 2
    • January 2.1
    • February 2.2
    • April 2.3
    • June 2.4
    • July 2.5
    • August 2.6
    • September 2.7
    • October 2.8
    • November 2.9
    • December 2.10
  • Entered service 3
    • February 3.1
    • May 3.2
    • June 3.3
  • Retirements 4
  • Notes 5

Events

January

February

March

  • March 13 – The Spanish government airline CLASSA is formally established as a company, formed by the merger of Iberia and several other Spanish airlines.
  • March 17 – The Colonial Western Airlines Ford 4-AT-B Trimotor NC7683 suffers a double engine failure during its initial climb after takeoff from Newark Airport in Newark, New Jersey. It fails to gain height and crashes into a railroad freight car loaded with sand, killing 14 of the 15 people on board the aircraft. At the time, it is deadliest aviation accident in American history.[5]
  • March 19 – The newly completed Ford 5-AT-B Trimotor NC9674, which had made its first flight only five days earlier, crashes when its wing strikes the ground on landing while it returns to Ford Airport in Dearborn, Michigan, during a Ford Motor Company flight prior to delivery to its customer. All four people on board die.[6]
  • March 30 - Imperial Airways commences the first scheduled air service between the United Kingdom and British India.

April

May

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

First flights

January

February

April

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Entered service

February

  • February 27 - Boeing P-12 with the United States Army Air Corps[29]

May

June

Retirements

Notes

  1. ^ Angelucci, Enzo, The American Fighter: The Definitive Guide to American Fighter Aircraft From 1917 to the Present, New York: Orion Books, 1987, p. 95.
  2. ^ Peattie, Mark R., Sunburst: The Rise of Japanese Naval Air Power 1909-1941, Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 2001, ISBN 1-55750-432-6, p. 40.
  3. ^ Layman, R.D., Before the Aircraft Carrier: The Development of Aviation Vessels 1849-1922, Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1989, ISBN 0-87021-210-9, p. 106.
  4. ^ Angelucci, Enzo, The American Fighter: The Definitive Guide to American Fighter Aircraft From 1917 to the Present, New York: Orion Books, 1987, p. 58.
  5. ^ Aviation Safety Network: Accident Description
  6. ^ Aviation Safety Network: Accident Description
  7. ^ Aviation Safety Network: Accident Description
  8. ^ Anonymous, "Today in History," The Washington Post Express, May 16, 2013, p. 26.
  9. ^ Angelucci, Enzo, The American Fighter: The Definitive Guide to American Fighter Aircraft From 1917 to the Present, New York: Orion Books, 1987, p. 58.
  10. ^ O'Connor, Derek, "Italy's Consummate Showman," Aviation History, July 2014, p. 51.
  11. ^ A Chronological History of Coast Guard Aviation: The Early Years, 1915-1938.
  12. ^ Angelucci, Enzo, The American Fighter: The Definitive Guide to American Fighter Aircraft From 1917 to the Present, New York: Orion Books, 1987, p. 108.
  13. ^ Sturtivant, Ray, British Naval Aviation: The Fleet Air Arm, 1917-1990, Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1990, ISBN 0-87021-026-2, p. 14.
  14. ^ Aviation Safety Network: Accident Description
  15. ^ Aviation Safety Network: Accident Description
  16. ^ Angelucci, Enzo, The American Fighter: The Definitive Guide to American Fighter Aircraft From 1917 to the Present, New York: Orion Books, 1987, ISBN 0-517-56588-9, p. 462.
  17. ^ Aviation Safety Network: Accident Description
  18. ^ Aviation Safety Network: Accident Description
  19. ^ Thetford, Owen, British Naval Aircraft Since 1912, Sixth Edition, Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1991, ISBN 1-55750-076-2, p. 127.
  20. ^ "La traversée de l'Atlantique Sud par Léon Challe". 2007. Retrieved 2011-03-16. 
  21. ^ Donald, David, ed., The Complete Encyclopedia of World Aircraft, New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1997, ISBN 0-7607-0592-5, p. 72.
  22. ^ Angelucci, Enzo, The American Fighter: The Definitive Guide to American Fighter Aircraft From 1917 to the Present, New York: Orion Books, 1987, ISBN 0-517-56588-9, p. 257.
  23. ^ Angelucci, Enzo, The American Fighter: The Definitive Guide to American Fighter Aircraft From 1917 to the Present, New York: Orion Books, 1987, ISBN 0-517-56588-9, p. 425.
  24. ^ Angelucci, Enzo, The American Fighter: The Definitive Guide to American Fighter Aircraft From 1917 to the Present, New York: Orion Books, 1987, p. 78.
  25. ^ Angelucci, Enzo, The American Fighter: The Definitive Guide to American Fighter Aircraft From 1917 to the Present, New York: Orion Books, 1987, ISBN 0-517-56588-9, p. 433.
  26. ^ Donald, David, ed., The Complete Encyclopedia of World Aircraft, New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1997, ISBN 0-7607-0592-5, p. 125.
  27. ^ Donald, David, ed., The Complete Encyclopedia of World Aircraft, New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1997, ISBN 0-7607-0592-5, pp. 124-125.
  28. ^ Polmar, Norma, "Historic Aircraft: The Hall Contribution," Naval History, February 2014, p. 15.
  29. ^ Angelucci, Enzo, The American Fighter: The Definitive Guide to American Fighter Aircraft From 1917 to the Present, New York: Orion Books, 1987, p. 78.
  30. ^ Angelucci, Enzo, The American Fighter: The Definitive Guide to American Fighter Aircraft From 1917 to the Present, New York: Orion Books, 1987, p. 78.
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