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AIR TRAVEL got a real boost in Britain directly after World War I. A half-dozen aeroplane designs were more than simply WWI craft with makeshift seats installed for hardy travelers. … Continue reading

May 2, 2015 · 1 Comment


WHO MADE the first non-stop transatlantic flight? Not Lindbergh; his 1927 achievement was the first solo performance of this feat. Not the Navy-Curtiss NC-4 and its May 1919 flight from … Continue reading

February 25, 2013 · Leave a comment