The Year of '76
The years aircraft: The Aermacchi MB-339
The Year's Apprentices Panoramic Photo
January 21 - The world's first supersonic air passenger service begins, when the Concorde begins commercial passenger flights for both Air France and British Airways. Air France makes its first Concorde flight from Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris to Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport in
May 24 – Air France and British Airways simultaneously initiate transatlantic Concorde service with flights to Washington Dulles International Airport in Virginia.