1952 in aviation

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Years in aviation: 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955
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Years: 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955

This is a list of aviation-related events from 1952:

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  4. ^ Knott, Robert C., Attack From the Sky: Naval Air Operations in the Korean War, Washington, D.C.: Department of the Navy Naval Historical Center, 2004, ISBN 0-945274-52-1, p. 52.
  5. ^ Ross, Steven T., American War Plans 1945–1950: Strategies For Defeating the Soviet Union, Portland, Oregon: Frank Cass, 1996, ISBN 0-7146-4192-8, p. 147.
  6. ^ National Sundowners: Fight of Memories 1937-1980: NAL History
  7. ^ Yates, A. H. (1953-01-02). "Airflow over Mountains". Flight 63 (2293): 2–3. Retrieved 2012-04-23. 
  8. ^ White, Kevin (2012-01-26). "60th anniversary of Aer Lingus disaster". Caernarfon and Denbigh Herald. Retrieved 2012-04-23. 
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  19. ^ Chawkins, Steve, "Kenneth Schechter, Navy pilot who made blind landing during Korean War, dies at 83," The Los Angeles Times via The Washington Post, December 25, 2013.
  20. ^ "Gone West: Korean War-Era Pilot Kenneth Schechter," aero-news.net, December 25, 2013.
  21. ^ "Kenneth Schechter dies at 83; Navy pilot performed heroic blind landing," La Cañada Valley Sun, December 23, 2013.
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  34. ^ Mondey, David, ed., The Complete Illustrated History of the World's Aircraft, Secaucus, New Jersey: Chartwell Books, Inc., 1978, ISBN 0-89009-771-2, p. 55.
  35. ^ "Today in History," Washington Post Express, May 2, 2012, p. 26.
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  37. ^ David, Donald, ed., The Complete Enclyclopedia of World Aircraft, New York: Barnes & Nobles Books, 1997, ISBN 0-7607-0592-5, p. 80.
  38. ^ Hammel, Eric, Six Days in June: How Israel Won the 1967 Arab-Israeli War, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1992, ISBN 0-684-19390-6, p. 71.
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  41. ^ a b c Knott, Robert C., Attack From the Sky: Naval Air Operations in the Korean War, Washington, D.C.: Department of the Navy Naval Historical Center, 2004, ISBN 0-945274-52-1, p. 54.
  42. ^ a b Isenberg, Michael T., Shield of the Republic: The United States Navy in an Era of Cold War and Violent Peace, Volume I: 1945–1962, New York: St. Martin's Press, ISBN 0-312-09911-8, p. 274.
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  48. ^ Crosby, Francis, The Complete Guide to Fighters & Bombers of the World: An Illustrated History of the World's Greatest Military Aircraft, From the Pioneering Days of Air Fighting in World War I Through the Jet Fighters and Stealth Bombers of the Present Day, London: Hermes House, 2006, ISBN 9781846810008, p. 37.
  49. ^ a b Knott, Robert C., Attack From the Sky: Naval Air Operations in the Korean War, Washington, D.C.: Department of the Navy Naval Historical Center, 2004, ISBN 0-945274-52-1, p. 56.
  50. ^ Cearley, Jr., George W. (1986). "The Building of a Major International Airline". Braniff International Airways 1928-1965: 56–67. 
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  52. ^ Aeroplane Monthly magazine – May 1975 "Fighters of the Fifties – Northrop Scorpion"
  53. ^ Muir, Malcolm, Jr., Sea Power on Call: Fleet Operations June 1951 – July 1953, Washington, D.C.: Department of the Navy Naval Historical Center, 2005, ISBN 0-945274-53-X, p. 24.
  54. ^ a b c Knott, Robert C., Attack From the Sky: Naval Air Operations in the Korean War, Washington, D.C.: Department of the Navy Naval Historical Center, 2004, ISBN 0-945274-52-1, p. 57.
  55. ^ Knott, Robert C., Attack From the Sky: Naval Air Operations in the Korean War, Washington, D.C.: Department of the Navy Naval Historical Center, 2004, ISBN 0-945274-52-1, pp. 60, 62.
  56. ^ Military Times Hall of Valor: James Robinson Risner
  57. ^ Schudel, Matt, "Robinson Risner, Air Force ace and POW, dies at 88," Washington Post, October 29, 2013.
  58. ^ Wilkinson, Stephan, "Amazing But True Stories," Aviation History, May 2014, pp. 33-34.
  59. ^ McGowen, Stanley S. Helicopters: An Illustrated History of Their Impact. Weapons and warfare series. Santa Barbara, Calif: ABC-CLIO, 2005. ISBN 1-85109-468-7, p. 56.
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  67. ^ Polmar, Norman, "Historic Aircraft: The Flying Banana," Naval History, August 2010, p. 16.
  68. ^ Angelucci, Enzo, The American Fighter: The Definitive Guide to American Fighter Aircraft From 1917 to the Present, New York: Orion Books, 1987, p. 187.
  69. ^ a b Knott, Robert C., Attack From the Sky: Naval Air Operations in the Korean War, Washington, D.C.: Department of the Navy Naval Historical Center, 2004, ISBN 0-945274-52-1, p. 63.
  70. ^ Knott, Robert C., Attack From the Sky: Naval Air Operations in the Korean War, Washington, D.C.: Department of the Navy Naval Historical Center, 2004, ISBN 0-945274-52-1, p. 187.
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  76. ^ Gibbons-Neff, Thomas, "The last time a Russian jet was shot down by a NATO jet was in 1952," washingtonpost.com, November 24, 2015, 12:13 p.m. EST.
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  78. ^ ktuu.com "Knik Glacier Wreckage Is From Military Crash That Killed 52"
  79. ^ adn.com "60-year-old military plane crash debris recovered from Colony Glacier", Anchorage Daily News, July 12, 2012.
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  85. ^ 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. 249, says that the first flight took place on "April 19 or May 19, 1952", but also places the date on May 19, 1952, in an accompanying table.
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  91. ^ Swanborough, Gordon, and Peter M. Bowers, United States Navy Aircraft Since 1911, London: Putnam, 1976, ISBN 0-370-10054-9, p. 233.
  92. ^ Guttman, Robert, "Bristol Brabzaon," Aviation History, May 2014, p. 15.
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