1995 in Aviation History

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1995 in Aviation Information

1995 in aviation

This is a list of aviation-related events from 1995:



January 26 - Outbreak of the Cenepa War between Peru and Ecuador. Peruvian Mil Mi-8 and Mil Mi-25, as well as Ecuadorian Aérospatiale Gazelle helicopters begin ground attack operations.


February 9-12 - Heavy fighting continues between Peru and Ecuador. Peruvian and Ecuadorian air forces step up their activities.
February 10 - Two Peruvian Sukhoi Su-22Ms are shot down by a pair of Ecuadorian Mirage F.1JAs. Almost simultaneously, a Peruvian Cessna A-37B is also shot down by an Ecuadorian Kfir C.2.
February 10 - the prototype Antonov An-70 is destroyed after a mid-air collision with an An-72 chase plane. All seven aboard are killed in the crash.
February 13 - $US 5 million in damage is caused when a violent thunderstorm hits Miami International Airport. Four airliners and nine airbridges are seriously damaged.


March 14 - an Aeroflot Antonov An-12 crashes near Baku after running out of fuel. Crew negligence is blamed, and it is suggested that the flight crew were drunk.


April 4 - Russian Air Force warplanes are deployed to support the mobilisation of troops into Chechnia


May 16 - a Royal Air Force BAe Nimrod is forced to ditch in Moray Firth
May 25 - a combined force of NATO aircraft attack a Serb ammunition depot near Jahorinski Potok
May 28 - Serb forces shoot down a Mil Mi-8 carrying the Bosnian foreign minister and a USAF F-16 Fighting Falcon


August 16 - A Concorde sets a new speed record for a round-the-world flight. It returns to JFK International Airport in New York after a journey lasting 31 hours 27 minutes, passing through Toulouse, Dubai, Bangkok, Guam, Honolulu and Acapulco.
August 21 - ASA Flight 529, an EMB Brasilia, crashes due to a faulty propeller blade. A post-crash fire kills nine passengers and the captain.
August 30 - Operation Deliberate Force is launched by NATO against Bosnian Serb forces. Two hundred sorties are flown during the first 24 hours, including the first combat missions flown by the Luftwaffe since World War II. Raids continued until September 14.


November 17 - Rollout of the first HAL Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) technology demonstrator, TD-1.


December 20 - An American Airlines Boeing 757 (Flight 965) crashes on a mountainside near Cali, Colombia minutes before landing approach. 159 people died.

First flights

Cirrus SR20


March 31 - Grob Strato 2C


June 9 - Eurocopter Colibri


August 17 - Embraer ERJ 145 family
August 25 - Airbus A319


September 18 - Lambach HL II


October 7 - Learjet 45


November 2 - Fokker F60
November 28 - Gulfstream V
November 29 - Boeing F/A-18E/F Super Hornet


December 1 - Air Tractor AT-602

Entered service


June 17 - Boeing 777 with United Airlines

1995 in Aviation Pictures

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Source: WikiPedia

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