1. German security personnel speak with the pilot of the hijacked Tu-154B Hungarian commercial aircraft at Rhein-Main Air Base after the plane was permitted to use the military ramp to cross over to the international side of Frankfurt International Airport. The Soviet built aircraft was hijacked by two teenage Czechoslovakians who were later apprehended.

2. German and American security personnel at Rhein-Main Air Base apprehend two teenage Czechoslovakians who hijacked a Tu-154B Hungarian commercial aircraft, seen at left. No one was injured in the incident, 03/29/1989.

Photo: MSGT Bill Thompson via archives.gov 1. 2.

“Speed comfort regularity by air” – New Zealand Union Airways Ltd, 1936-1939.
via National Library NZ

Speed comfort regularity by air” – New Zealand Union Airways Ltd, 1936-1939.

via National Library NZ

"Lendület" Il-14 friction tin toy airplane, made by the Budapest Tin Plate Factory, Hungary, c1960. From my collection, photo: me.

Tu-104 friction tin toy airplane, made by the Budapest Tin Plate Factory, Hungary, c1960. From my collection, photo: me.

The Tupolev Tu-104 was a twin-engined medium-range narrow-body turbojet-powered Soviet airliner, the world’s first successful jet airliner. 

Il-18, Interflug GmbH, Berlin-Schönefeld. In: Flieger-Jahrbuch, 1965. Eine Internationale Umschau Der Luft- Und Raumfahrt. Herausgegeben Von Heinz A. F. Schmidt. Transpress Veb Verlag Für Verkehrswesen Berlin, 1964.

Il-18, Interflug GmbH, Berlin-Schönefeld. In: Flieger-Jahrbuch, 1965. Eine Internationale Umschau Der Luft- Und Raumfahrt. Herausgegeben Von Heinz A. F. Schmidt. Transpress Veb Verlag Für Verkehrswesen Berlin, 1964.

Sporty car next to airplane. Photo: Leslie Jones. Date created: 1934 - 1956 (approximate).
via: BPL

Sporty car next to airplane. Photo: Leslie Jones. Date created: 1934 - 1956 (approximate).

via: BPL

IBUSZ - külföldi társas utazások repülőgépen. Villamosplakát, Offszet-Nyomda, 1963. Grafikus: Szilas Győző.
IBUSZ - tours abroad by plane. Hungarian advertising poster, 1963. Artist: Győző Szilas.

IBUSZ - külföldi társas utazások repülőgépen. Villamosplakát, Offszet-Nyomda, 1963. Grafikus: Szilas Győző.

IBUSZ - tours abroad by plane. Hungarian advertising poster, 1963. Artist: Győző Szilas.

Il-62, tin toy airplane, c1970.

Il-62, tin toy airplane, c1970.

Amiga-Express 1970. V/A., DDR, 1970.

Amiga-Express 1970. V/A., DDR, 1970.

A scale model of the Concorde is getting a water-tunnel test to determine its airflow characteristics. Photo: Office National d’Etudes et Recherches Aeronautiques. In: Flight by H. Guyford Stever, James J. Haggerty and the Editors of LIFE Life Science Library, Time Inc., New York, 1965.

A scale model of the Concorde is getting a water-tunnel test to determine its airflow characteristics. Photo: Office National d’Etudes et Recherches Aeronautiques. In: Flight by H. Guyford Stever, James J. Haggerty and the Editors of LIFE Life Science Library, Time Inc., New York, 1965.