05.03.1936 Factory tests of V.F.Bolokhovnikov DB-A long-range bomber began (pilots: N.G.Kastanaev, Ja.N.Moiseev). It was continued in May-June and state tests. DB-A shown better characteristics them main Soviet heavy bomber Tupolev TB-3.
05.03.1936 Maiden Flight of Supermarine Spitfire, possibly the most famous combat aircraft in history, and one of the few fighters used during all WW2 in front line service, a real classic of the skies. Supermarine Spitfire
05.03.1942 By Soviet GKO special order long-range aviation was transformed to AAD (Aviation of Long Range Operating) which was submit to General Head Quarter. Commander of ADD became General E.Golovanov. The main bomber of ADD was Il-4 Ilushin Il-4/DB-3 Bob
05.03.1943 Maiden flight of Gloster Meteor prototype, the first allied jet fighter, and the only used in combat in WW2. Gloster Meteor
05.03.1958 Yakovlev Yak-129 experimental bomber first flight piloted by chief-pilot of Yakovlev OKB V.M.Volkov. The aircraft factory tested at LII airfield until October 4th. Then it got ne name Yak-28. Yakovlev Yak-28 Brewer/Broussard/Firebar/Maestro