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100 Greatest - Moment Nominations

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1911 - First deck take-off and landing (Eugene Ely)
1927 - Winning of the Orteig Prize (Spirit of St Louis) AirSpace images/discussion
1929 - Filming of Hell's Angels More information
1939 - First jet-powered aircraft (Heinkel He 178) AirSpace images/discussion
1947 - Bell X-1 breaks the sound barrier AirSpace images/discussion
1947 - The flight of the Hughes H-4 Hercules (Spruce Goose) AirSpace images/discussion
1948 - The Berlin Airlift AirSpace images/discussion
1952 - Comet first passenger jet service flight AirSpace images/discussion
1955 - "Tex" Johnston performs 707 barrel roll AirSpace images/discussion
1961 - Yuri Gagarin first manned space flight AirSpace images/discussion
1968 - Apollo 8 crew see first Earthrise AirSpace images/discussion
1969 - Apollo 11 Moon landing AirSpace images/discussion
1969 - Concorde first flight AirSpace images/discussion
1981 - First Space Shuttle launch AirSpace images/discussion
1982 - Operation Black Buck AirSpace images/discussion
1986 - Mir launched into orbit AirSpace images/discussion
1986 - Voyager first unrefuelled around-the-world flight AirSpace images/discussion
1996 - Introduction of EGPWS AirSpace images/discussion
2003 - Concorde last flight AirSpace images/discussion
2005 -A380 first flight AirSpace images/discussion


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