2003 in aviation

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This is a list of aviation-related events from 2003:

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July[edit]

  • 28 July – Adam A700 AdamJet
  • 29 July – SpaceShipOne (first manned captive flight)

August[edit]

  • 1 August – First successful supersonic flight of the HAL Light Combat Aircraft's (LCA's) first technology demonstrator, TD-1.
  • 7 August – SpaceShipOne (first free-flight)

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Entered service[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Goodspeed, Hill, "Where Naval Aviation History is Manifest," Naval History, June 2011, p. 35.
  2. ^ a b c planecrashinfo.com Famous People Who Died in Aviation Accidents: 2000s
  3. ^ Aviation Safety Network Accident Description
  4. ^ "Helios Prototype Solar Aircraft Lost In Flight Mishap", Science Daily, 1 July 2003, accessed 8 September 2003
  5. ^ "Birdman Flies Atair Parachute Across English Channel," Atairaerospace.com, 21 November 2003.
  6. ^ Morin, Monte, "Los Angeles; Pilot Killed in Crash Was TV, Film Composer; Steve Kaplan, who died when his plane crashed into a Claremont home, had written music for 'Jeopardy!' and 'Wheel of Fortune.'," Los Angeles Times, December 17, 2003.
  7. ^ "X-47A takes to the air". Air International. Vol. 64 no. 4. April 2003. p. 4. ISSN 0306-5634. 
  8. ^ "BA609 gets airborne". Air International. Vol. 64 no. 4. April 2003. p. 4. ISSN 0306-5634. 
  9. ^ "HJT-36 IJT first flight". Air International. Vol. 64 no. 5. May 2003. p. 9. ISSN 0306-5634. 
  10. ^ "HondaJet first flight". Air International. Vol. 66 no. 2. February 2004. p. 10. ISSN 0306-5634. 
  11. ^ "FTC-2000 first flight". Air International. Vol. 66 no. 2. February 2004. p. 9. ISSN 0306-5634. 
  12. ^ "US-1AKai first flight". Air International. Vol. 66 no. 2. February 2004. p. 9. ISSN 0306-5634.