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  • December 8 – British troops are airlifted to Borneo to quell uprisings in the region.
  • December 15 – The U.S. Navy reports that the last Soviet offensive weapons – 15 crated Ilyushin Il-28 (NATO reporting name "Beagle") bombers – have been removed from Cuba.[38]

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  1. ^ Polmar, Norman, "Historic Aircraft: The King of the Sea", Naval History, February 2012, p. 13.
  2. ^ Anonymous, "Historic commercial flight from US lands in Cuba," Associated Press, August 31, 2016, 8:35 PM EDT.
  3. ^ Chinnery 1991, p. 8
  4. ^ FAI Record ID #7679 Archived 2017-09-22 at the Wayback Machine
  5. ^ fai.org via historyofpia.com "1962 - PIA Boeing 720B Record Flight Info on FAI Website"
  6. ^ a b c d e f g Chinnery 1991, p. 10
  7. ^ a b c d Famous People Who Died in Aviation Accidents: 1960s
  8. ^ Haulman 2003, p. 90
  9. ^ "Today in History", The Washington Post Express, February 10, 2012, p. 34.
  10. ^ Donald 1997, p. 78
  11. ^ Haulman 2003, pp. 90–91
  12. ^ The B-58′s Record Flights
  13. ^ Aviation Safety Network Hijacking Description
  14. ^ Angelucci 1987, p. 372
  15. ^ a b TWA History Timeline Archived 2015-04-10 at the Wayback Machine
  16. ^ Taylor 1962, p. 151
  17. ^ Scheina 1987, p. 225
  18. ^ Scheina 1987, p. 229
  19. ^ a b c Chinnery 1991, p. 15
  20. ^ Haulman 2003, p. 91
  21. ^ Aviation Hawaii: 1960-1969 Chronology of Aviation in Hawaii
  22. ^ Chinnery 1991, p. 13
  23. ^ Anonymous, Astronautical and Aeronautical Events of 1962, Washington, D.C.:United States Government Printing Office, 1963, p. 163.
  24. ^ a b Isenberg 1993, p. 797,
  25. ^ This Day in Aviation: 14 September 1962
  26. ^ Isenberg 1993, p. 798
  27. ^ Chinnery 1991, p. 156
  28. ^ Isenberg 1993, pp. 804–805
  29. ^ Polmar, Norman, "Historic Aircraft: The Last Photo Plane", Naval History, October 2010, p. 64.
  30. ^ Isenberg 1993, pp. 809–810
  31. ^ Isenberg 1993, p. 812
  32. ^ This Day in Aviation: 16 October 1963
  33. ^ Haulman 2003, p. 92
  34. ^ Mondey, David, ed., The Complete Illustrated History of the World's Aircraft, Secaucus, New Jersey: Chartwell Books, Inc., 1978, ISBN 0-89009-771-2, pp. 57-58.
  35. ^ Chinnery 1991, p. 14
  36. ^ Chinnery 1991, p. 16
  37. ^ Hallion, Richard P., "Across the Hypersonic Divide", Aviation History, July 2012, pp. 41-42.
  38. ^ a b Isenberg 1993, p. 817
  39. ^ Brotak, Ed, "When Birds Strike," Aviation History, May 2016, p. 47.
  40. ^ Anonymous, "Today in History", The Washington Post Express, November 27, 2012, p. 42.
  41. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k Taylor 1962, p. 2
  42. ^ Duffy & Kandalov 1996, p. 136
  43. ^ Angelucci 1987, pp. 288–289
  44. ^ Taylor 1968, p. 318
  45. ^ Taylor 1965, p. 248
  46. ^ Taylor 1965, p. 71
  47. ^ Donald 1997, p. 90
  48. ^ Taylor 1965, p. 210
  49. ^ Taylor 1965, p. 189
  50. ^ Donald 1997, p. 94
  51. ^ Taylor 1965, p. 282
  52. ^ Taylor 1965, p. 39
  53. ^ Polmar, Norman, "It's a Plane...a Helicopter...a Phrog!", Naval History, October 2016, p. 64.
  54. ^ Taylor 1965, p. 170
  55. ^ Taylor 1965, p. 63
  56. ^ "World Air News: Bell 206 Helicopter". Air Pictorial, February 1963. Vol. 25, No. 2. p. 40.
  57. ^ Taylor 1965, p. 49
  58. ^ Donald 1997, p. 56
  59. ^ Donald 1997, p. 74

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