1980 in aviation

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This is a list of aviation-related events from 1980:

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Entered service[edit]

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  • The MD-80 series enters airline service.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Thetford, Owen, British Naval Aircraft Since 1912, Sixth Edition, Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1991, ISBN 1-55750-076-2, p. 27.
  2. ^ Aviation Safety Network Accident Description
  3. ^ Aviation Safety Network Accident Description
  4. ^ Cordesman, Anthony H., and Abraham R. Wagner, The Lessons of Modern War, Volume II: The Iran-Iraq War, Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 1990, ISBN 0-8133-1330-9, p. 34.
  5. ^ Aviation Safety Network Accident Description
  6. ^ "135 survive plane crash". The Telegraph. 27 February 1980. Retrieved 1 June 2011. 
  7. ^ Aviation Safety Network Accident Description
  8. ^ Aviation Safety Network Accident Description
  9. ^ Aviation Safety Network Accident Description
  10. ^ Aviation Safety Network Accident Description
  11. ^ Cordesman, Anthony H., and Abraham R. Wagner, The Lessons of Modern War, Volume II: The Iran–Iraq War, Boulder, Colorado: Westview Press, 1990, ISBN 0-8133-1330-9, p. 29.
  12. ^ Aviation Safety Network: Hijacking Descriiption
  13. ^ Encyclopædia Britannica
  14. ^ Aviation Safety Network Accident Description
  15. ^ Aviation Safety Network Accident Description
  16. ^ The Braniff Pages: Au Revoir, Concorde
  17. ^ Aviation Safety Network Accident Description
  18. ^ Aviation Safety Network Accident Description
  19. ^ Aviation Safety Network Accident Description
  20. ^ Aviation Safety Network Accident Description
  21. ^ Taylor 1981, p. 25.
  22. ^ a b c Taylor 1981, p. 26.
  23. ^ Aviation Safety Network Accident Description
  24. ^ Aviation Safety Network Accident Description
  25. ^ Anonymous, "Soviet Jetliner Crashes; At Least 163 Are Killed," Sarasota Herald-Tribune, July 18, 1980, Page 5-A.
  26. ^ Anonymous, "163 Reported Dead in Soviet Jet Crash," The Bulletin (Bend, Oregon), July 17, 1980, Page 8.
  27. ^ Aviation Safety Network Accident Description
  28. ^ Aviation Safety Network Accident Description
  29. ^ Aviation Safety Network Accident Description
  30. ^ Aviation Safety Network Accident Description
  31. ^ Cordesman and Wagner, p. 30.
  32. ^ "B-26 crash at Biggin Hill". 
  33. ^ Cordesman and Wagner, pp. 34, 64, 69–70, 81.
  34. ^ Cordesman and Wagner, pp. 81–82.
  35. ^ Cordesman and Wagner, pp. 82. 84, 98.
  36. ^ a b c Cordesman and Wagner, p. 91.
  37. ^ Cordesman and Wagner, p. 103.
  38. ^ "Republic Airlines takes over Hughest Airwest on Oct. 1". Deseret News. UPI. September 18, 1980. p. 10B. 
  39. ^ Taylor 1981, p. 29.
  40. ^ a b Taylor 1981, p. 30.
  41. ^ Aviation Safety Network Accident Description
  42. ^ Taylor 1981, pp. 30–31.
  43. ^ Aviation Safety Network Accident Description
  44. ^ Taylor 1981, p. 31.
  45. ^ Aviation Safety Network Accident Description
  46. ^ Aviation Safety Network Accident Description
  47. ^ Chronology of Significant Events in Naval Aviation: "Naval Air Transport" 1941–1999
  48. ^ Cordesman and Wagner, p. 100.
  49. ^ planecrashinfo.com Famous People Who Died in Aviation Accidents: 1980s
  50. ^ Aviation Safety Network Accident Description
  51. ^ Cordesman and Wagner, pp. 91, 96.
  52. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Taylor 1980, p. [79].
  53. ^ Donald, David, ed., The Complete Encyclopedia of World Aircraft, New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1997, ISBN 978-0-7607-0592-6, p. 103.
  54. ^ Taylor 1981, p. 44.
  55. ^ Taylor 1981, p. 53.
  56. ^ Donald, David, ed., The Complete Encyclopedia of World Aircraft, New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1997, ISBN 0-7607-0592-5, p. 114.
  57. ^ 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. 353.