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2003 in aviation

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This is a list of aviation-related events from 2003:

Contents

Events

February

May

August

September

  • Skip Holm, flying the modified P-51D 'Dago Red', sets a new closed-course piston-engine speed record of 507 mph at the Reno Air Races.

October

  • 24, the Concorde makes its last scheduled commercial flight.

November

December

  • 17, on the anniversary of the Wright Flyer's achievement, SpaceShipOne is the first privately built, manned aircraft to fly faster than the speed of sound,
  • 25, United Transit 141 crashes in Benin, spreading rumors that it is the Boeing 727 that disappeared earlier during the year.
  • December: The 100th birthday of aviation has begun.

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