Pinterest • The world’s catalogue of ideas
Disappeared: From Amelia Earhart to MH370 #infographic

Disappeared: From Amelia Earhart to MH370 #infographic

One year after the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines Flight the search continues. The history of aviation is littered with mysterious disappearances like that of Multiple planes have evaporated seemingly into thin air while flying

2

Greatest Moments in Flight

Wilbur and Orville Wright launched a century of aviation when their plane, the Wright Flyer I, took flight on Dec. 17, 1903.(Wright State University Archives)

33
1
2

In 1928, Aviatrix Elinor Smith, then 16, earned national recognition as the youngest pilot to receive a license from the FAA. Orville Wright signed her license. Smith is the first -- and only -- pilot to fly under all four bridges over the East River in NYC.

23
5

BRITISH AIRCRAFT PILOTS hand dropped the first bombs until the introduction of the bomb rack on the fighters and the giant bombers.

57
3
2

Erich "Bubi" Hartmann, known as the Black Devil during World War II, was the greatest ace fighter pilot in the history of aviation with a credited 352 kills.

8

Short Sunderland Mk V of the 201st Squadron RAF moored at Tower Bridge, London 16th September 1956 (during the commemoration of the Battle of Britain)

88
10

The organised formation of the bomber planes high above ground are a completely different picture to the fire and confusion going on where the bombs hit and this is a very good example of order and disorder in war.

101
2