Aviation in 1994
United States Air Force (USAF) General Dynamics F16
fighters shoot down four Serbian Soko G4 Super Galeb
strike aircraft engaged in bombing operations against
Croation townships within the United Nations 'no-fly'
Two Sikorsky UH60 Blackhawk helicopters are shot down by
friendly fire from United States Air Force (USAF)
McDonnell Douglas F15 Eagles in the Iraqi 'no-fly' zone
when they were mistaken for Iraqi 'Hinds'.
Space Shuttle Discovery is launched, taking the SPACELAB
research laboratory into orbit.
At 12 years old, Vicki van Meter becomes the youngest
female pilot to fly the Atlantic.
The role of women pilots in the French Air Force is
extended to include combat flying.
A new $15 billion international airport opens at Kansai,
18 November - 5
North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO) air strikes
against Serbian air bases and missile sites to prevent
attacks on Bosnian forces and NATO aircraft.