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Crash of Giant RC B 25 model from Ziroli plan - Maiden Flight disaster
Crash of Giant RC B 25 model from Ziroli plan - Maiden Flight disaster
Published: 2014/07/14
Channel: ScaleJetFred
The Lilium Jet – The world
The Lilium Jet – The world's first all-electric VTOL jet
Published: 2017/04/20
Channel: Lilium
Airbus A380 First Flight
Airbus A380 First Flight
Published: 2009/11/21
Channel: Clyde Veigas
C919, China
C919, China's first big jetliner, makes maiden flight
Published: 2017/05/05
Channel: New China TV
Maiden Flight of the Skyhopper Ultralight (Nov 28, 2015)
Maiden Flight of the Skyhopper Ultralight (Nov 28, 2015)
Published: 2015/11/30
Channel: Dean Scott
Airlander 10: World
Airlander 10: World's biggest aircraft takes maiden flight in UK
Published: 2016/08/18
Channel: RT
Airbus history made: the A350-1000 performs its successful maiden flight
Airbus history made: the A350-1000 performs its successful maiden flight
Published: 2016/11/24
Channel: Airbus Aircraft
Supreme-Hobbies Airbus A330-600 - Maiden Flight and Heart Attack!
Supreme-Hobbies Airbus A330-600 - Maiden Flight and Heart Attack!
Published: 2016/07/13
Channel: Brian Phillips
Maiden Flight Of The Best 1/4 Scale Focke Wulf FW-190 A5 On Planet
Maiden Flight Of The Best 1/4 Scale Focke Wulf FW-190 A5 On Planet
Published: 2017/06/02
Channel: RCScaleAirplanes
Qantas- Boeing 737 MAX-8 RC airplane maiden flight
Qantas- Boeing 737 MAX-8 RC airplane maiden flight
Published: 2017/03/17
Channel: Ramy RC
China
China's C919 Passenger Jet Successfully Completes Maiden Flight
Published: 2017/05/05
Channel: CCTV+
Pony Tales [MLP Fanfic Readings] Maiden Flight (slice-of-life/comedy)
Pony Tales [MLP Fanfic Readings] Maiden Flight (slice-of-life/comedy)
Published: 2017/01/27
Channel: Scribbler Productions
Concorde
Concorde's First Flight (1969)
Published: 2015/06/04
Channel: British Pathé
Iron Maiden - Flight Of Icarus (Official Video)
Iron Maiden - Flight Of Icarus (Official Video)
Published: 2015/08/07
Channel: Iron Maiden
MCG KlausH - Concorde Maiden Flight - Erstflug - Best Landing - FullHD.mp4
MCG KlausH - Concorde Maiden Flight - Erstflug - Best Landing - FullHD.mp4
Published: 2011/06/09
Channel: MCGKim
RC Maiden Flight - Crash
RC Maiden Flight - Crash
Published: 2013/03/06
Channel: Budkeywest
First China-built large passenger aircraft C919 takes off for maiden flight
First China-built large passenger aircraft C919 takes off for maiden flight
Published: 2017/05/05
Channel: CGTN
Old-school RC plane maiden flight
Old-school RC plane maiden flight
Published: 2016/08/12
Channel: xjet
S800
S800 'Sky Shadow' maiden flight
Published: 2016/12/17
Channel: iforce2d
Iron Maiden - Flight 666 [Full Concert]
Iron Maiden - Flight 666 [Full Concert]
Published: 2012/10/25
Channel: MaidenFCBR
iron maiden flight 666- full movie
iron maiden flight 666- full movie
Published: 2013/03/07
Channel: נדב לוי
Iron Maiden - Flight 666
Iron Maiden - Flight 666
Published: 2010/06/10
Channel: JanVonMetal
JJRC X1 Maiden Flight!
JJRC X1 Maiden Flight!
Published: 2015/12/13
Channel: The RCAddict
China-built aircraft C919 makes successful maiden flight
China-built aircraft C919 makes successful maiden flight
Published: 2017/05/05
Channel: CGTN
Finwing Traveler V2 Backpack FPV Plane Maiden Flight
Finwing Traveler V2 Backpack FPV Plane Maiden Flight
Published: 2017/07/23
Channel: alishanmao
Maiden flight of the Electron Rocket #ItsATest
Maiden flight of the Electron Rocket #ItsATest
Published: 2017/05/25
Channel: TMRO
Iron Maiden - Flight of Icarus *HD*
Iron Maiden - Flight of Icarus *HD*
Published: 2015/05/10
Channel: Radio Hell 666
Iron Maiden - Flight of Icarus - Live After Death
Iron Maiden - Flight of Icarus - Live After Death
Published: 2007/12/03
Channel: Skelarot
Iron Maiden - The Clairvoyant (Flight 666) [HD]
Iron Maiden - The Clairvoyant (Flight 666) [HD]
Published: 2009/07/05
Channel: xero2501
Iron Maiden Flight 666 parte 1
Iron Maiden Flight 666 parte 1
Published: 2009/05/29
Channel: metalvirus666
Iron Maiden - Heaven Can Wait (Flight 666) [HD]
Iron Maiden - Heaven Can Wait (Flight 666) [HD]
Published: 2009/06/29
Channel: xero2501
Pilatus Aircraft  PC-24  maiden flight
Pilatus Aircraft PC-24 maiden flight
Published: 2015/05/11
Channel: Bonnet Media
Ritewing Mini Drak Maiden Flight and Review
Ritewing Mini Drak Maiden Flight and Review
Published: 2017/03/02
Channel: Team Legit
AC 3.0 Maiden Flight Checks
AC 3.0 Maiden Flight Checks
Published: 2013/05/27
Channel: Randy Mackay
First flight success for Gripen E
First flight success for Gripen E
Published: 2017/06/15
Channel: Saab
GoPro Karma Maiden Flight
GoPro Karma Maiden Flight
Published: 2017/03/22
Channel: Atlanta Hobby / UAV Experts
Yuneec Q500 4K - Maiden Flight
Yuneec Q500 4K - Maiden Flight
Published: 2016/01/09
Channel: bigteedo111
C1 Chaser maiden flight
C1 Chaser maiden flight
Published: 2017/05/02
Channel: iforce2d
Russia: New passenger aircraft MS-21-300 completes successful maiden flight
Russia: New passenger aircraft MS-21-300 completes successful maiden flight
Published: 2017/05/28
Channel: Ruptly TV
Pilatus Aircraft Ltd - PC-24 Maiden Flight
Pilatus Aircraft Ltd - PC-24 Maiden Flight
Published: 2015/06/16
Channel: Pilatus Aircraft Ltd
China
China's C919 passenger jet successfully completes maiden flight
Published: 2017/05/05
Channel: CGTN
Iron Maiden - Flight Of Icarus (Camp Chaos Version)
Iron Maiden - Flight Of Icarus (Camp Chaos Version)
Published: 2009/02/28
Channel: Iron Maiden
NEW Russia
NEW Russia's MC-21 Passenger Jet Conducts Completes Successful Maiden Flight!
Published: 2017/05/28
Channel: Russia Insider
World
World's Largest Amphibious Aircraft AG600 Set for Maiden Flight in China in Mid May
Published: 2017/03/29
Channel: CCTV+
MAIDEN Flight & DEAD-STICK Landing: NEW E-Flite TIMBER by Horizon Hobby
MAIDEN Flight & DEAD-STICK Landing: NEW E-Flite TIMBER by Horizon Hobby
Published: 2016/07/01
Channel: Az RC
GB130 Maiden Flight! Crazy Fast 3inch Quadcopter!
GB130 Maiden Flight! Crazy Fast 3inch Quadcopter!
Published: 2016/11/22
Channel: The RCAddict
flight of icarus - iron maiden
flight of icarus - iron maiden
Published: 2008/11/16
Channel: Gramz
Lockheed Vega Maiden Flight
Lockheed Vega Maiden Flight
Published: 2013/12/21
Channel: Hunter Nedin
Walkera F210: Fast Maiden Flight
Walkera F210: Fast Maiden Flight
Published: 2016/02/07
Channel: Sergei Pachtchenko
World’s largest airplane, the Airlander 10, prepares to take maiden flight in UK - TomoNews
World’s largest airplane, the Airlander 10, prepares to take maiden flight in UK - TomoNews
Published: 2016/05/31
Channel: TomoNews US
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The maiden flight of an aircraft is the first occasion on which an aircraft leaves the ground under its own power.

The first flight of a new aircraft type is always a historic occasion for the type and can be quite emotional for those involved. In the early days of aviation it could be dangerous, because the exact handling characteristics of the aircraft were generally unknown. The first flight of a new type is almost invariably flown by a highly experienced test pilot. First flights are usually accompanied by a chase plane, to verify items like altitude, airspeed, and general airworthiness.

A first flight is only one stage in the development of an aircraft type. Unless the type is a pure research aircraft (such as the X-15), the aircraft must be tested extensively to ensure that it delivers the desired performance with an acceptable margin of safety. In the case of civilian aircraft, a new type must be certified by a governing agency (such as the Federal Aviation Administration in the United States) before it can enter operation.

Notable first flights[edit]

Airbus A380 on April 27, 2005
Boeing 787 on December 15, 2009
Airbus A350 XWB on June 14, 2013

An incomplete list of first flights of notable aircraft types, organized by date, follows.

  • June, 1875 – Thomas Moy's Aerial Steamer, London, England (pilotless, tethered)[1]
  • October 9, 1890 – Clément Ader – took off from Gretz-Armainvilliers, Ouest of Paris, France
  • August 14, 1901 – Gustave Whitehead From Leutershausen, Bavaria
  • May 15, 1902 – Lyman Gilmore – took off from Grass Valley, California
  • March 31, 1903 – Richard Pearse – took off from Waitohi Flat, Temuka, South Island, New Zealand
  • December 17, 1903 – Wright brothers Wright Flyer – first heavier-than-air powered aircraft
  • March 18, 1906 – Traian Vuia, a Romanian engineer, flew in Montesson near Paris, France.
  • October 23, 1906 – Alberto Santos-Dumont 14-bis flight, in Bagatelle park, Paris, France
  • July 4, 1908 - Glenn Curtiss flew the first pre-announced public flight of a heavier-than-air flying machine. He flew 5,080 feet, to win the Scientific American Trophy and its $2,500 purse.
  • July 28, 1935 – Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress – World War II American heavy bomber.
  • December 17, 1935 – Douglas DC-3 – propeller-driven passenger and cargo aircraft of which more than 10,000 were produced
  • December 29, 1939 – Consolidated B-24 – World War II American heavy bomber.
  • November 2, 1947 – Hughes H-4 Hercules – only flight of this oversized flying boat.
  • July 27, 1949 – de Havilland Comet – first jet airliner.
  • August 23, 1954 – Lockheed C-130 Hercules – military transport plane.
  • May 27, 1955 – Sud Aviation Caravelle – first jet airliner with engines mounted in the tail.
  • April 25, 1962 – Lockheed A-12 Blackbird – supersonic reconnaissance plane.
  • June 29, 1962 – Vickers VC10 – first airliner with 4 engines mounted in the tail.
  • April 9, 1967 – Boeing 737 – short-to-medium-range airliner.
  • October 4, 1968 – Tupolev 154 – Soviet/Russian airliner, still in operation.
  • December 31, 1968 – Tupolev Tu-144 – Soviet supersonic airliner.
  • February 9, 1969 – Boeing 747 – first widebody airliner.
  • March 2, 1969 – Anglo-French Concorde – supersonic airliner.
  • September 19, 1969 – Mil Mi-24 – Russian/Soviet-made helicopter used by many countries to this day.
  • October 28, 1972 – Airbus A300 – first Airbus aircraft, short- to medium-range wide-body jet airliner.
  • February 22, 1987 – Airbus A320 airliner – first civil aircraft to have an all-digital fly-by-wire system.
  • December 21, 1988 – Antonov An-225 Mriya – jet with the longest fuselage and wingspan and overall heaviest aircraft.
  • June 12, 1994 – Boeing 777 – long-range airliner with the most powerful jet engines ever made.
  • April 27, 2005 – Airbus A380 – doubledecker jetairliner, currently largest capacity in the world, took off from Toulouse–Blagnac Airport.
  • December 11, 2009 – Airbus A400M – military cargo plane, Airbus first propeller plane.
  • December 15, 2009 – Boeing 787 Dreamliner – first major widebody airliner to use non-metal composite materials for most of its construction.
  • November 11, 2015 - Mitsubishi Regional Jet - Japanese Twin-engine Regional jet, the first designed and built in Japan of twin-engine Regional jet, took off from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries.
  • May 5, 2017 - Comac C919 - Chinese commercial aircraft.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Gary Bradshaw. "Thomas Moy's Aerial Steamer, 1874. lifted six inches (15 centimeters) off the ground.". U.S. Centennial of Flight. Retrieved 2016-02-18. 

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