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The guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) conducts strike operations while in the Mediterranean Sea, 7 April2017. Porter, forward-deployed to Rota, Spain, is conducting naval operations in the US 6th Fleet area of operations in support of US national security interests in Europe. US Navy p
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Dates in History
First flight of the first liquid-fuelled rocket aircraft
20th June 1939
The Heinkel He 176 was a German rocket-powered aircraft. It was the world’s first aircraft to be propelled solely by a liquid-fuelled rocket, making its first powered flight on 20 June 1939 with Erich Warsitz at the controls.
The First Jet Pilot
(Hardback - 176 pages)
by Lutz Warsitz
On 27 August 1939, Flugkapitan Erich Warsitz became the first man to fly a jet aircraft, the Heinkel He 178 and in June of the same year he flew the first liquid-fuel rocket aircraft, the Heinkel He 176. His legendary flying skills enabled him to assist the pioneering German aircraft…
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