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1925 In Aviation

Years in aviation: 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1890s 1900s 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s
Years: 1922 1923 1924 1925 1926 1927 1928

This is a list of aviation-related events from 1925.

Contents

  • Events 1
    • January 1.1
    • February 1.2
    • March 1.3
    • April 1.4
    • May 1.5
    • June 1.6
    • July 1.7
    • August 1.8
    • September 1.9
    • October 1.10
    • November 1.11
  • First flights 2
    • January 2.1
    • February 2.2
    • March 2.3
    • May 2.4
    • June 2.5
    • July 2.6
    • August 2.7
    • September 2.8
    • November 2.9
    • December 2.10
  • Entered service 3
    • January 3.1
    • May 3.2
    • August 3.3
  • References 4

Events

January

February

March

April

worth 50,000 FF in April 1925, flying the Salmson-powered Aviette. This * April 13 - First scheduled airfreight service begins in the US.

May

June

July

August

September

  • The Czechoslovakian Avia BH-21R racer wins the Czechoslovakian national air races, covering the 200 km (120 mi) course at an average speed of 300.59 km/hr (186.78 mph).[10]
  • September 1 – After modifications, the aircraft carrier HMS Furious returns to service with the Royal Navy as the first ship ever to be equipped with a round-down[11] Located at the after end of her flight deck, the round-down, which improves air flow and gives pilots landing aboard Furious greater confidence, will become standard on aircraft carriers.[12]
  • September 2 – The U.S. Navy dirigible USS Shenandoah (ZR-1) breaks up in a storm and crashes, killing fourteen.
  • September 3 – The Spanish Navy aviation ship Dédalo, the only ship ever built capable of operating airships, balloons, and seaplanes, accompanies a Spanish fleet to Morocco to participate in the Rif War. Her aircraft and one of the airships she operates support the Spanish campaign to capture Ajir, which falls on October 2. She is the only European aviation ship to see combat between the end of the Russian Civil War and the beginning of World War II.[13]

October

November

  • In mid-month, Farman Aviation Works test pilot Louis Bossoutrot sets several load-related world aviation records in the prototype of the Farman F.140 Super Goliath, reaching an altitude of 4,990 meters (16,371 feet) with a useful load of 2,000 kilograms (4,409 pounds), an altitude of 3,586 meters (11,675 feet) with a useful load of 5,000 kilograms (11,023 pounds) and a flight duration of 1 hour 12 minutes 21 seconds, and an altitude of 2,000 meters (6,562 feet) with a greatest useful load of 6,000 kilograms (13,228 pounds).
  • November 20 – Germany holds a state funeral in Berlin for fighter pilot Manfred von Richthofen, the top-scoring ace of World War I with 80 aerial victories. He had been shot down and killed on 21 April 1918.[18]

First flights

January

February

March

May

June

July

August

September

November

December

Entered service

January

May

August

References

  1. ^ WorldHeritage Royal Auxiliary Air Force article.
  2. ^ Angelucci, Enzo, The American Fighter: The Definitive Guide to American Fighter Aircraft From 1917 to the Present, New York: Orion Books, 1987, p. 191.
  3. ^ Donald, David, ed., The Complete Encyclopedia of World Aircraft, New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1997, ISBN 0-7607-0592-5, p. 187.
  4. ^ Donald, David, ed., The Complete Encyclopedia of World Aircraft, New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1997, ISBN 0-7607-0592-5, p. 187.
  5. ^ Daniel, Clifton, ed., Chronicle of the 20th Century, Mount Kisco, New York: Chronicle Publications, 1987, ISBN 0-942191-01-3, p. 322.
  6. ^ Robertson, Patrick (2001). Film Facts. London: Aurum.  
  7. ^ Francillon, René J., Japanese Aircraft of the Pacific War, Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1979, ISBN 978-0-87021-313-7, p. 30.
  8. ^ a b A Chronological History of Coast Guard Aviation: The Early Years, 1915-1938.
  9. ^ Aviation Hawaii: 1920-1929 Chronology of Aviation in Hawaii
  10. ^ a b Donald, David, ed., The Complete Encyclopedia of World Aircraft, New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1997, ISBN 978-0-7607-0592-6, p. 72.
  11. ^ Sturtivant, Ray, British Naval Aviation: The Fleet Air Arm, 1917-1990, Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1990, ISBN 0-87021-026-2, p. 215.
  12. ^ Sturtivant, Ray, British Naval Aviation: The Fleet Air Arm, 1917-1990, Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1990, ISBN 0-87021-026-2, p. 12.
  13. ^ Layman, R.D., Before the Aircraft Carrier: The Development of Aviation Vessels 1849-1922, Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1989, ISBN 978-0-87021-210-9, pp. 103, 105.
  14. ^ a b Layman, R.D., Before the Aircraft Carrier: The Development of Aviation Vessels 1849-1922, Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1989, ISBN 978-0-87021-210-9, p. 66.
  15. ^ a b Thetford, Owen, British Naval Aircraft Since 1912, Sixth Edition, Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1991, ISBN 1-55750-076-2, p. 123.
  16. ^ "Air Accidents in the Fog" The Times (London). Saturday, 17 October 1925. (44095), col D, p. 12.
  17. ^ Aviation Safety Network: Accident Description
  18. ^ Kilduff, Peter, The Red Baron: Beyond the Legend, London: Cassell, 1994, ISBN 0-304-35207-1, picture caption facing page 161.
  19. ^ Angelucci, Enzo, The American Fighter: The Definitive Guide to American Fighter Aircraft From 1917 to the Present, New York: Orion Books, 1987, ISBN 978-0-517-56588-9, p. 424.
  20. ^ Mondey, David, ed., The Complete Illustrated History of the World‍ '​s Aircraft, Secaucus, New Jersey: Chartwell Books, Inc., 1978, ISBN 0-89009-771-2, p. 30.
  21. ^ Angelucci, Enzo, The American Fighter: The Definitive Guide to American Fighter Aircraft From 1917 to the Present, New York: Orion Books, 1987, p. 124.
  22. ^ Angelucci, Enzo, The American Fighter: The Definitive Guide to American Fighter Aircraft From 1917 to the Present, New York: Orion Books, 1987, p. 131.
  23. ^ Angelucci, Enzo, The American Fighter: The Definitive Guide to American Fighter Aircraft From 1917 to the Present, New York: Orion Books, 1987, ISBN 978-0-517-56588-9, p. 131.
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