A model of the aircraft that made the world’s first commercial flight a century ago is on display at the 70th International Air Transport Association in Doha, Qatar, Monday. The aviation industry is marking 100 years since the first scheduled commercial flight took off, making a 23-minute journey across Florida's Tampa Bay.
A model of the aircraft that made the world’s first commercial flight a century ago is on display at the 70th International Air Transport Association in Doha, Qatar, Monday. The aviation industry is marking 100 years since the first scheduled commercial flight took off, making a 23-minute journey across Florida's Tampa Bay. AP
A model of the aircraft that made the world’s first commercial flight a century ago is on display at the 70th International Air Transport Association in Doha, Qatar, Monday. The aviation industry is marking 100 years since the first scheduled commercial flight took off, making a 23-minute journey across Florida's Tampa Bay. AP

Aviation industry marks 100th anniversary of world’s first commercial flight

June 02, 2014 2:17 PM

More Videos

  • McConnell stands ready to accept the KC-46A Pegusus

    McConnell Air Force Base held a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday to signify completing the preparation for the arrival of the KC-46A Pegusus. After three years, 16 projects, more than 23 million pounds of steel and $267 million, McConnell stands ready to accept the KC-46A and lead the way for the future of air refueling. (Video by Fernando Salazar/The Wichita Eagle/Oct. 16, 2017)