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Years in aviation: 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946
Centuries: 19th Century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1910s 1920s 1930s 1940s 1950s 1960s 1970s
Years: 1940 1941 1942 1943 1944 1945 1946

This is a list of aviation-related events from 1943:

Contents

Events

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January

April

May

June

  • June 11 - the Italian garrison on Pantellaria surrenders after taking heavy bombing, the first ground captured by air power alone.
  • June 24-25 - the RAF uses chaff, codenamed "Window", for the first time to foil German radar during the Operation Gomorrah raids on Hamburg.

July

  • July 18 - US Navy airship K-74 is shot down by a German submarine, the only airship lost to enemy fire during World War II.

August

September

First flights

January

February

March

June

July

August

September

October

November

December

Entered service

January


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