Twitter Updates

1990

  • January 25 – Avianca Flight 52 crashes into Cove Neck, Long Island, after it runs out of fuel, killing 73 people on board.
  • January 31 – The first McDonald's in Moscow, Russia opens.
  • March 6 – An SR-71 sets a U.S. transcontinental speed record of 1 hour 8 minutes 17 seconds, on what is publicized as its last official flight.
  • April 8 – Scandinavian Star, a Bahamas-registered ferry, catches fire en route from Norway to Denmark, leaving 158 dead.
  • April 24 - The Hubble Space Telescope is launched aboard Space Shuttle Discovery.
  • May 2 – In London, a man brandishing a knife robs a courier of bearer bonds worth £292 million (the largest mugging to date).
  • July 2 – A stampede in a pedestrian tunnel leading to Mecca kills 1,426.
  • July 8 – West Germany defeats Argentina 1–0 to win the 1990 FIFA World Cup.
  • August 30 – Collapse of the Soviet Union: Azerbaijan declares independence from Soviet Union.
  • October 3 – Cold War: East Germany and West Germany reunify into a single Germany.
  • November 22 – Margaret Thatcher announces she will not contest the second ballot of the leadership election for the Conservative Party (UK).
  • December 1 – Establishing the first land connection between the United Kingdom and the mainland of Europe, Channel Tunnel workers from the United Kingdom and France meet 40 metres beneath the English Channel seabed.
  • December 3 - At Detroit Metropolitan Airport, Northwest Airlines Flight 1482 (a McDonnell Douglas DC-9) collides with Northwest Airlines Flight 299 (a Boeing 727) on the runway, killing 8 passengers and 4 crewmembers on Flight 1482.
  • December 25 – At CERN, Tim Berners-Lee creates the first webpage on the first web server.

1990 - ISSUE 1

  • Editorial
  • From the Executive Board
  • ICAO Area Navigation Seminar
  • RNAV: The Controller's Point of View
  • Comment on RNAV Article
  • Jetlag
  • EGATS Technical Committee
  • A Smash Hit Trip
  • Features(3)
  • Air Holland Lustre
  • EGATS and the Maastricht Development Plan
  • Book Review
  • 1990 - ISSUE 2

  • Editorial
  • From the Executive Board
  • From the EGATS Secretary
  • Avianca Airlines Flight 052
  • IFATCA Acapulco Report
  • Orange Appeal
  • Military Matters - The Lippe Page
  • Man-Machine Interface Symposium
  • The Eurocontrol Ab-Initio Training Programme

1990 - ISSUE 3

  • Comments & Discussions
  • From the Executive Board
  • More Cruising Levels Expected at Higher Altitudes
  • Spijkerboorsteeg
  • Radio Telephony Intelligibility
  • Walking your way to Fitness (via The Controller)
  • European ATC Requirements (via IFALPA)
  • Seen at Farnborough
  • Military Matters - The Lippe Page
  • Maastricht-Monastir and Back

1990 - ISSUE 4

  • President's Message
  • From the Secretary
  • Letters to INPUT Magazine
  • Putting Sentiments to the Test
  • ODID-3
  • UK Guild Honours EGATS Member
  • Screens Screened
  • European ATC Programme Gets Momentum
  • Santa Klaus Flight 1990
  • Awful? No, Just Amazing
  • IFATCA Impressions