Aircraft Records

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On this day in 1938: 'Downwind' Gillan’s Hurricane flight

On February 10, 1938, Gillan hit the headlines when he flew his Hurricane (L1555) the 327 miles from Edinburgh to Northolt in just 48 minutes, at an average speed of 408 mph…

Amelia Earhart Feature Premium

On this day: Amelia Earhart claims a new record

On this day, January 12 1935, Amelia Earhart touched down at Oakland Airport, California, making her the first person to fly solo from Hawaii to mainland USA.

F-86A Sabre Feature Premium

The record breaking North American Sabre

On November 19, 1956 the North American F-86 Sabre set a new world speed record of 698.50mph.

Bluetail boosts funding for aircraft records management

US-based Bluetail has raised more than $2.1m in Series A investment, following a successful venture capital funding effort led by Brookstone Venture Capital