Alcock and Brown...after the first non-stop transatlantic flight, London, June 1919, (1935). Creator: Unknown.

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Alcock and Brown are welcomed after the first non-stop transatlantic flight, London, June 1919, (1935). British aviators Captain John Alcock (1892-1919) and Lieutenant Arthur Whitten Brown (1886-1948) successfully completed the first non-stop transatlantic flight, flying from Canada to the West of Ireland. They took off from St John's, Newfoundland, at 1:45 pm on 14 June 1919, and landed in Derrygimla bog near Clifden, Ireland, 16 hours and 12 minutes later on 15 June 1919 after flying 1,980 miles (3,190 km). From "The Silver Jubilee Book - The Story of 25 Eventful Years in Pictures". [Odhams Press Ltd., London, 1935]
Location: World,Europe,United Kingdom,England,Greater London,London