This Day in Aviation History
August 18th, 1989
A QUANTAS Airways Boeing 747-400 makes the first unrefuelled nonstop UK to Australia flight, taking 20 hours and 10 minutes.
Wikipedia, Qantas: http://bit.ly/1uNQYXL
Wikipedia, History of Qantas: http://bit.ly/VzQ81l
Wikipedia, Boeing 747-400: http://bit.ly/1mVXJTK
QUANTAS, Boeing Aircraft Take Qantas Further: http://bit.ly/1rO6XAf
In preparing this post I noticed some sources have the 17th of August listed while others have the 18th of August. I am speculating this may be due to the change of the time zones?
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