Transcontinental and Western Air (TWA) is formed when Transcontinental Air Transport and Western Air Express merge.
Geoffrey Tyson test-pilots the first jet fighter to be modified as a flying boat.
First flight of the Saunders-Roe SR.A/1 TG263.
First flight of the Vickers Viscount.
Major John H. Glenn of the U.S. Marines sets a new record for a coast-to-coast flight across the U.S. The flight from Los Angeles, to New York takes just over three hours in a U.S. Navy Crusader supersonic jet.
First flight of the North American OV-10 Bronco.
The Apollo 11 Saturn V rocket blasts off from the Florida Space Center in route to the first moon landing.