1954 in aviation

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Years in aviation: 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
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Years: 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957

This is a list of aviation-related events from 1954:

Events

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Entered service

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September

See also

References

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  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 planecrashinfo.com Famous People Who Died in Aviation Accidents: 1950s
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  5. Nance, John J. (1984). Splash of Colors The Self Destruction of Braniff International. New York: William and Morrow Company. pp. 27–28. ISBN 0-688-03586-8. 
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  14. globalsecurity.org F4D (F-6A) Skyray
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  42. 42.0 42.1 This Day in Aviation: 3 September 1954.
  43. Isenberg, Michael T., Shield of the Republic: The United States Navy in an Era of Cold War and Violent Peace, Volume I: 1945-1962, New York: St. Martin's Press, ISBN 0-312-09911-8, p. 598.
  44. "Jet Pilot Killed In Crash After Setting Speed Mark". Associated Press. September 6, 1954. Retrieved 12 July 2009. 
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  48. Hallion, Richard P., "Across the Hypersonic Divide," Aviation History, July 2012, p. 40.
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  60. Swanborough, Gordon, and Peter M. Bowers, United States Navy Aircraft Since 1911, London: Putnam, 1976, ISBN 0-370-10054-9, p. 422.
  61. 61.0 61.1 Polmar, Norman, "Historic Aircraft: Great But Impractical Aircraft," Naval History, June 2012, p. 13.
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  64. Golan, John, "Heinemann's Hot Rod," Aviation History, January 2015, p. 30.
  65. 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. 55.
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  71. City of Lancaster, CA honors test pilot Robert C. Little
  72. Joe Baugher's F-101A History
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  74. Bernier, Robert, "Ensign Eliminator," Aviation History, July 2012, p. 15.
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