1955 in aviation

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This is a list of aviation-related events from 1955:

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References

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  2. Crosby, Francis (2006). The Complete Guide to Fighters & Bombers of the World: An Illustrated History of the World's Greatest Military Aircraft, From the Pioneering Days of Air Fighting in World War I Through the Jet Fighters and Stealth Bombers of the Present Day. London: Hermes House. p. 288. ISBN 9781846810008.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. 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. 613.
  4. Aviation Week 21 Feb 1955 p111
  5. 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. 614.
  6. Polmar, Norman, "Historic Aircraft: Great But Impractical Aircraft," Naval History, June 2012, p. 13.
  7. 7.0 7.1 http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/systems/aircraft/r3y.htm globalsecurity.org Convair XP5Y-1/R3Y Tradewind flying boat
  8. Aviation Safety Network: Aircraft Accident Douglas R6D-1 (DC-6) 131612 Honolulu, Hawaii
  9. Chronology of Significant Events in Naval Aviation: "Naval Air Transport" 1941 -- 1999
  10. Guttman, Jon, "Canada's Contribution: The Canuck," Aviation History, May 2014, p. 42.
  11. Angelucci, Enzo, The American Fighter: The Definitive Guide to American Fighter Aircraft From 1917 to the Present, New York: Orion Books, 1987, p. 282.
  12. Maxtone-Graham, John, The Only Way to Cross, New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1997, ISBN 978-0-7607-0637-4, p. 409.
  13. nationalwarcollege.org "Remembering James E. McInerney, Jr., Class of 1970," 16 October 2014, 15:26.
  14. 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. 621.
  15. Polmar, Norman, "Historic Aircraft: The Flying Banana," Naval History, August 2010, p. 17.
  16. Bridgman 1956, p. 12.
  17. Wikipedia Bombing of Plaza de Mayo article.
  18. 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.
  19. "Four Killed In Air Crash". The Times (53261). London. 1955-07-01. p. 10.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  20. Chinnery, Philip D., Vietnam: The Helicopter War, Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1991, ISBN 978-1-55750-875-1, p. 2.
  21. Haulman, Daniel L., One Hundred Years of Flight: USAF Chronology of Significant Air and Space Events, 1903-2002, Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama: Air University Press, 2003, no ISBN number, p. 78.
  22. planecrashinfo.com Famous People Who Died in Aviation Accidents: 1950s
  23. Aviation Safety Network: Accident Description
  24. Aviation Safety Network: Accident Description
  25. 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. 352.
  26. Donald, David, ed., The Complete Encyclopedia of World Aircraft, New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1997, ISBN 978-0-7607-0592-6, p. 89.
  27. Logan, Willy, "Death of a Quiet Birdman," Aviation History, September 2010, p. 21.
  28. Hammel, Eric, Six Days in June: How Israel Won the 1967 Arab-Israeli War, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1992, ISBN 0-684-19390-6, p. 88.
  29. Scheina, Robert L., Latin America: A Naval History 1810-1987, Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1987, ISBN 978-0-87021-295-6, p. 213.
  30. Scheina, Robert L., Latin America: A Naval History 1810-1987, Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1987, ISBN 978-0-87021-295-6, p. 215.
  31. Golan, John, "Heinemann's Hot Rod," Aviation History, January 2015, p. 30.
  32. Aviation Hawaii: 1950-1959 Chronology of Aviation in Hawaii
  33. Appelbaum, Yoni, "Yes, Virginia, There Is a NORAD," theatlantic.com, December 24, 2015.
  34. 34.0 34.1 34.2 34.3 34.4 34.5 34.6 Bridgman 1955, p. 40.
  35. 35.0 35.1 Donald, David, ed., The Complete Encyclopedia of World Aircraft, New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1997, ISBN 978-0-7607-0592-6, p. 273.
  36. 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. 451.
  37. Bridgman 1955, pp. 208–209.
  38. 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. 404.
  39. 39.0 39.1 39.2 39.3 39.4 39.5 39.6 39.7 39.8 39.9 Bridgman 1956, p. 38.
  40. 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. 408.
  41. Donald, David, ed., The Complete Encyclopedia of World Aircraft, New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1997, ISBN 0-7607-0592-5, p. 116.
  42. Donald, David, ed., The Complete Encyclopedia of World Aircraft, New York: Barnes & Noble Books, 1997, ISBN 978-0-7607-0592-6, p. 70.
  • Bridgman, Leonard. Jane's All The World's Aircraft 1955–56, New York: The McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1955.
  • Bridgman, Leonard. Jane's All The World's Aircraft 1956–57, New York: The McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1956.