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Alcock and Brown

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On June 15, 1919, John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown landed their modified twin-engine bomber in Cliften, Ireland, becoming the first to complete a non-stop transatlantic flight. The 1890 mile flight began in St. John’s, Newfoundland and took approximately 16 1/2 hours to complete, an average of 115 miles per hour. Alcock and Brown had to endure multiple near-fatal mishaps and problems along the way, including engine difficulties and adverse weather conditions. Additionally, the landing was nearly a disaster, as the pair believed they were landing in a field but in fact landed in a bog.

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