Today in aviation history

Today in aviation history – 6th October

On 6th October 1908 Wilbur Wright made a first passenger flight. It took over an hour. Wilbur Wright with his brother Orville are said to be the first American aerial pioneers. They are also said to be the constructors of a first operating aircraft.
On 6th October 1943 No. 1 fighter squadron received name ‘Warsaw’. The squadron was a unit of a fighting aviation of Polish Army and Armed Forces of the Republic of Poland. It was involved during the Berlin operation covering the army crossing the Oder. The squadron was active until 2000 when commander of Polish Army decided to reform it to No. 1 Tactic Aviation Squadron and No. 23 Aviation Base.

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