1959 in aviation

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This is a list of aviation-related events from 1959:

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Swanborough, Gordon, and Peter M. Bowers, United States Navy Aircraft Since 1911, Second Edition, London: Putnam, 1976, ISBN 0-370-10054-9, p. 3.
  2. ^ Donald, David, ed., The Complete Encyclopedia of World Aircraft, New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1997, ISBN 0-7607-0592-5, p. 119.
  3. ^ Donald, David, ed., The Complete Encyclopedia of World Aircraft, New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1997, ISBN 978-0-7607-0592-6, p. 92.
  4. ^ Maggelet, Michael H., and James C. Oskins. Broken Arrow: A Disclosure of Significant U.S., Soviet, and British Nuclear Weapon Incidents and Accidents, 1945-2008. Volume II. Raleigh, NC: Lulu, 2010.
  5. ^ "Today in History," Washington Post Express, January 25, 2012, p. 26.
  6. ^ "Trivia on Time and History 3:53 P.M. Longest Air Flight in History Begins - Trivia Library". trivia-library.com. Retrieved 4 April 2015. 
  7. ^ Donald, David, ed., The Complete Encyclopedia of World Aircraft, New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1997, ISBN 0-7607-0592-5, p. 88.
  8. ^ TWA History Timeline Archived 2015-04-10 at the Wayback Machine.
  9. ^ a b planecrashinfo.com Famous People Who Died in Aviation Accidents: 1950s
  10. ^ Aviation Safety Network Hijacking Description
  11. ^ Aviation Safety Network Hijacking Description
  12. ^ Aviation Safety Network Hijacking Description
  13. ^ Aviation Safety Network Accident Description
  14. ^ Stevenson, Roy, "Doak's One-Off", Aviation History, July 2014, p. 15.
  15. ^ Dorr, Robert F., "Cold Warrior," Aviation History, January 2015, p. 47, 49.
  16. ^ Accident description, Aviation Safety Network.
  17. ^ Aviation Safety Network Hijacking Description
  18. ^ Wilkinson, Stephan, "Dragon LAdy Down," Aviation History, January 2015, pp. 34-38.
  19. ^ Aviation Hawaii: 1950-1959 Chronology of Aviation in Hawaii
  20. ^ a b c d e f Hallion, Richard P., "Across the Hypersonic Divide," Aviation History, July 2012, p. 41.
  21. ^ Richard Halloran (May 26, 1981). "U.S. discloses accidents involving nuclear weapons". The New York Times. 
  22. ^ Aviation Safety Network Hijacking Description
  23. ^ The B-58′s Record Flights
  24. ^ Listing of B-52 crashes since 1957, KSLA News, Channel 12
  25. ^ Aviation Safety Network Accident Description
  26. ^ Aviation Safety Network Hijacking Description
  27. ^ Angelucci, Enzo, The American Fighter: The Definitive Guide to American Fighter Aircraft From 1917 to the Present, New York: Orion Books, 1987, p. 311.
  28. ^ Angelucci, Enzo, The American Fighter: The Definitive Guide to American Fighter Aircraft From 1917 to the Present, New York: Orion Books, 1987, p. 283.
  29. ^ 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. 105.
  30. ^ Boyne, Walter J., "Unfettered Turkeys," Aviation History, July 2008, p. 49.
  31. ^ Polmar, Norman, "Historic Aircraft: The King of the Sea," Naval History, February 2012, p. 12.
  32. ^ a b c d e f "World Air News: First Flights" Air Pictorial August 1959, p. 301.
  33. ^ Taylor, John W. R. Jane's All The World's Aircraft 1965–66. London: Sampson Low, Marston & Co, 1965. p. 126.
  34. ^ Donald, David, ed., The Complete Encyclopedia of World Aircraft, New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1997, ISBN 0-7607-0592-5, p. 23.
  35. ^ 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. 372.
  36. ^ Donald, David, ed., The Complete Encyclopedia of World Aircraft, New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1997, ISBN 978-0-7607-0592-6, p. 98.
  37. ^ "World Air News: First Flights". Air Pictorial, December 1959, p. 448.
  38. ^ Donald, David, ed., The Complete Encyclopedia of World Aircraft, New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1997, ISBN 978-0-7607-0592-6, p. 90.
  39. ^ a b "World Air News: First Flights". Air Pictorial, January 1960, p. 12.
  40. ^ David, Donald, ed., The Complete Enclyclopedia of World Aircraft, New York: Barnes & Nobles Books, 1997, ISBN 0-7607-0592-5, p. 73.
  41. ^ Donald, David, ed., The Complete Encyclopedia of World Aircraft, New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1997, ISBN 0-7607-0592-5, p. 8.
  42. ^ Polmar, Norman, "A Trainer Par Excellence," Naval History, December 2016, p. 62.