The 1,000th Boeing 747 comes off the production line 26 years after the first 747 was built.
the last F-86 Sabre (a Bolivian Air Force machine) is withdrawn from service amongst the world's air forces
February 10 - McDonnell Douglas produces its 10,000th aircraft
February 27 - The USAF begins supply drops into Bosnia
General Dynamics sells the rights to the F-16 Fighting Falcon to Lockheed
March 15 - Iranian Air Force bombers attack a hospital in Raniya, Iraq.
March 24 - South Africa abandons its nuclear weapons programme. President de Klerk announces that the country's six warheads had already been dismantled in 1990.
April 1 - Queen Elizabeth II of the United Kingdom reviews 70 Royal Air Force aircraft on the ground in celebration of the air force's 75th anniversary. A mass flypast is cancelled due to poor weather.
April 9 - USAF aircraft attack and destroy an Iraqi anti-aircraft battery
April 18 - USAF aircraft attack and destroy an Iraqi radar station
May 5 - Jet Airways began airline operations.
Chicago Express began operations.
August 11 -14 - two B-1 Lancers complete a round-the-world trip in 47 hours.
August 19 - USAF aircraft are attacked by Surface-to-air missiles over northern Iraq. The launch site is destroyed in retaliation
August 23 - the Russian Air Force flies open skies missions over Luftwaffe bases
September 17 - the F/A-18 Hornet logs its 2 millionth flying hour - achieved in only ten years of operations.
October 26 - ValuJet Airlines started operations.
March 11 - Airbus A321
April 2 - Fokker F70
July 10 - Bell Eagle Eye
December 18 - Sukhoi Su-34
December 21 - Cessna Citation X
July 14 - C-17 Globemaster III