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1956 - 2022, Celebrating over 65+ Years of Service

YEAR
EVENT

1912

The Army’s first flying boat was accepted from Curtiss Aircraft.

1954

A Pan American Airways Boeing Stratocruiser sets a new transatlantic speed record by crossing from New York to Paris at an average speed of 371 mph. The prop flight takes 9 hr 42 min.

1957

RF-101 established a round trip transcontinental record of 6 hrs, 42 min, 6.9 sec

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