Claude Moore-Brabazon receives the Royal Aero Club’s first aviator’s certificate in London. Charles Rolls receives the second.
Elise Deroche, the colorful self-styled Baroness Raymonde de Laroche, becomes the first woman in the world to receive a pilot’s license in Paris.
German airship pioneer Count von Zeppelin dies.
Edwin Hubble photo shows as many galaxies as Milky Way has stars.
The Bell 47 receives the first type certificate awarded to a commercial helicopter.
Nonstop flight of 56 hours and 2 minutes has put captain William Odom in the record books. Leaving Honolulu, Hawaii, he covers a distance of 4,957.25 miles before landing at Teterboro, New Jersey to gain the world record in Class C-1-c for light aircraft.
Charles de Gaulle Airport at Roissy-en-France is officially opened. The new international airport is located 15.5 miles (25 km) from the center of Paris.
1st extraterrestrial volcano discovered on Io, a satellite of Jupiter.
Suisei, Japan Comet Flyby made its flyby.
EVA Air is founded.
Cebu pacific Airlines commences flight operations.
Donald S. Lopez, Sr., passes away. A former U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force fighter and test pilot and until his death the deputy director of the Smithsonian National Air and Space
Malaysian Air Systems MH-370, a Boeing 777-200ER (9M-MRO) as a code share with China Southern Airlines Flight CZ748, disappeared at 01:22L en-route to Beijing from Kuala Lumpur. There were 227 passengers aboard and 12 crew members.