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A Tumultuous Year!

by David Hopwood

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.

© Javier Rodriguez

This man steps down as president of France

© Britannica.com

 

 

 

 

 

These protests occurred in the USA.

© NYT

The Beatles release this album

© beatles.com

This takes its first flight

©daftlogic

The first communications are sent through this network

©Yngvar

 

This man scores his 1000th goal

©britannica.com

He becomes the 37th president of the United States

©brittanica.com

 

 

This enters commercial service

© White House photo office

…and this happens…

©HQ.nasa.gov

Answers tomorrow. How many did you get?

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