1968 in aviation

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Years in aviation: 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s
Years: 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971

This is a list of aviation-related events from 1968:

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  43. ^ Treadway, James A., Hard Charger! The Story of the USS Biddle DLG-34, Lincoln, Nebraska: iUniverse, 2005, p. 119, ISBN 978-0-595-36009-3.
  44. ^ a b Friedman, Norman, "The Navy's Ramjet Missile," Naval History, June 2014, p. 11.
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  51. ^ Griffith, Adam, "Army Specialist E5 James Griffith Became a Pawn in a Geopolitical Game When His Troop Transport Was Forced to Land By Soviet Fighters," Military Heritage, January 2013, pp. 16-17, 65.
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  54. ^ Dubert, Robert, "Go to Cuba! GO TO HAVANA!," Reflections, Fall 2013, pp. 1, 3.
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  58. ^ skyjackeroftheday.tumblr.com "Skyjacker of the Day #97: Oran Richards," March 14, 2013.
  59. ^ skyjackeroftheday.tumblr.com "Skyjacker of the Day #74: Leonard Bendicks," April 6, 2013.
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  63. ^ a b c Skyjack: Chronology of Aviation Terrorism: 1968-2004
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  66. ^ 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. 93.
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  69. ^ skyjackeroftheday.tumblr.com "Skyjacker of the Day #65: Willis Jessie," April 15, 2013.
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  72. ^ Angelucci, Enzo, The American Fighter: The Definitive Guide to American Fighter Aircraft From 1917 to the Present, New York: Orion Books, 1987, p. 314.
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  75. ^ skyjackeroftheday.tumblr.com "Skyjacker of the Day #38: Charles Lavern Beasley," May 12, 2013.
  76. ^ "British Air Show Crash Kills 6". St. Petersburg Times. September 21, 1968. Retrieved 12 July 2009. 
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  80. ^ Aviation Safety Network Accident Description
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  90. ^ skyjackeroftheday.tumblr.com :Skyjacker of the Day #33: Alben Truitt," May 17, 2013.
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  94. ^ skyjackeroftheday.tumblr.com "Skyjacker of the Day #50: Raymond Johnson," April 30, 2013.
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  103. ^ skyjackeroftheday.tumblr.com "Skyjacker of the Day #68: Eduardo Canteras," April 12, 2013.
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  105. ^ skyjackeroftheday.tumblr.com "Skyjacker of the Day #39: James Joseph Patterson," May 11, 2013.
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  108. ^ skyjackeroftheday.tumblr.com "Skyjacker of the Day #42: Thomas George Washington," May 8, 2013.
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  112. ^ Donald, David, ed., The Complete Encyclopedia of World Aircraft, New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1997, ISBN 978-0-7607-0592-6, p. 24.
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