This blog will cover aircraft movements, happenings and news at Long Beach Airport along with historical information now and again. I will also feature news on JetBlue Airways since they are the largest airline at LGB and the airline I work for. Any and all spotting reports from LGB are welcome. You can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org with any information.
Tuesday, August 18, 2009
August 18th Long Beach Aviation History
Aug. 18, 1958 – The first United Airlines jetliner was a Douglas DC-8-21, N8004U (c/n 45281/8) and was christened “City of Long Beach”. The plane was delivered 5/29/59.