#AllNipponAirways (#ANA) began as Japan Helicopter & Aeroplane Transports Company #onthisday in 1952. The airline has grown to become the largest in Japan. In December 1998, ANA began service from Tokyo to San Francisco. Have you ever flown on ANA?
This tweet was posted on December 27, 2019.
#HBD to Juan Trippe, who was born #onthisday in 1899. The founder of Pan American Airways, Trippe and PAA revolutionized international air travel, inaugurating the first regular commercial trans-Pacific and trans-Atlantic air service. #avgeek
This tweet was posted on June 27, 2018.
#HappyBirthday to Juan Trippe, the late founder and President of Pan American, who was born #onthisday in 1899. #PanAm’s unrivaled string of aviation firsts included first commercial service across the oceans, first successful jet service, and the first widebody service. #avgeek
This tweet was posted on June 27, 2019.
#OnThisDay in 1923, French fashion designer André Courrèges was born. His 1973 uniform for UTA had a skirt or flared trousers option, a fitted sweater, and a short jacket in imitation leather. The pearlescent pink, powder blue, or red outfits came with white vinyl flat boots.
This tweet was posted on March 09, 2022.
#OnThisDay in 1924, Huff Daland Dusters Inc. was founded; it was one of the earliest known commercial aerial crop-dusting operations in America. In 1928, when C.E. Woolman took over the company, he renamed it Delta Air Service, a predecessor to Delta Air Lines. #avgeek
This tweet was posted on May 30, 2019.
#OnThisDay in 1924, the Huff Daland Dusters, based in Macon, Georgia, began one of the earliest known commercial aerial crop-dusting operations in America. This company is now known as #Delta Air Lines. What are you favorite Delta memories?
This tweet was posted on May 30, 2018.
#OnThisDay in 1927, #CharlesLindbergh landed in Paris, France, after completing the first solo crossing of the Atlantic Ocean. Departing from New York, after 33 1/2 hours, Lindbergh became an international star upon landing at Paris’ Le Bourget Field. #avgeek
This tweet was posted on May 21, 2019.
#OnThisDay in 1927, Charles A. Lindbergh landed in Paris, France, after completing his historic solo crossing of the Atlantic Ocean. His 3,500-mile journey crossed more than 1,900 miles of open ocean before he landed in Paris’ Le Bourget Field. #avgeek #MuseumFromHome
This tweet was posted on May 21, 2020.
#OnThisDay in 1927, Mills Field was officially dedicated. San Francisco had the barest necessities for an airport - an airstrip and an unfinished Administration Building - when the dedication took place. #SFOHistory
This tweet was posted on May 07, 2021.
#OnThisDay in 1928: Hangar No. 2 was under construction at Mills Field. It was followed soon after with Hangars 3 and 4. Renting an overnight spot within cost $1.50 #SFOHistory
This tweet was posted on February 01, 2021.
#OnThisDay in 1930, the City and County of San Francisco began purchasing Mills Field and the surrounding property. San Francisco agreed to a ten-year purchasing program with the Mills Estate to acquire 1,112 acres. #avgeek
This tweet was posted on August 30, 2019.