By any measure, this decade was revolutionary and in many ways chaotic. But it was highly significant in aviation!

One year, in particular, is remembered as representative of the period, but which?

Can you guess? Even if you weren’t around, you’ll probably recognise it. Here’s some visual clues. For more challenge, don’t use the web…

This enters service with the Royal Air Force.

800px Spanish EAV 8B Harrier II Cobra 27448607244 cropped - Travel Radar - Aviation News
© Javier Rodriguez

This man steps down as president of France

Charles de Gaulle 1967 - Travel Radar - Aviation News
© Britannica.com

 

 

 

 

 

These protests occurred in the USA.

24vietnamWeb articleLarge - Travel Radar - Aviation News
© NYT

The Beatles release this album

original 1 - Travel Radar - Aviation News
© beatles.com

This takes its first flight

concorde tail - Travel Radar - Aviation News
©daftlogic

The first communications are sent through this network

Arpanet 1974.svg - Travel Radar - Aviation News
©Yngvar

 

This man scores his 1000th goal

Pele Brazilian soccer player athlete circa 1970s - Travel Radar - Aviation News
©britannica.com

He becomes the 37th president of the United States

Richard M Nixon 1969 - Travel Radar - Aviation News
©brittanica.com

 

 

This enters commercial service

1024px Pat Nixon christens Boeing 747 2749 18 - Travel Radar - Aviation News
© White House photo office

…and this happens…

Neil Armstrong walking on the moon 768x599 1 - Travel Radar - Aviation News
©HQ.nasa.gov

Answers tomorrow. How many did you get?

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