1946: First Jet Airplane To Fly From Michigan Airport

August 10, 2022 all-day

On Aug. 10, 1946, the first jet airplane to fly Michigan skies, a P-80, took off from Selfridge Field (Mt. Clemens) during a Civil Air Patrol show.

Source : Source: Mich — Again’s Day

First in Flight : A Log Book of Firsts and Lasts and Other Aviation Milestones at the Selfridge Air National Guard Base

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