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On This Day: November 8

Aviation events for November 8

1881: Robert Estnault-Pelterie, early aviation pioneer is born. He invented ailerons (movable wing parts) and coined the word astronautics.
1974: First flight of the IA 58 Pucará.
1978: First flight of the Canadair CL-600 Challenger C-GCGR-X.
1989: A KC-10A Extender tanker aircraft refuels a Northrop Grumman B-2 Spirit bomber in the air. It is the first aerial refueling of a B-2.
2003: Kam Air commences flight operations out of Kabul International Airport.

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