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The FIrst Nonstop Transatlantic Flight from Newfoundland to Ireland - John Alcock and Arthur Brown

The FIrst Nonstop Transatlantic Flight from Newfoundland to Ireland - John Alcock and Arthur Brown

Update: 2019-04-22
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 Hello, and welcome back to Newfoundpod, a bite-sized podcast about Newfoundland. I'm your host, Debbie Wiseman, and today I'm going to talk to you about the first non-stop transatlantic flight, which originated here in Newfoundland 100 years ago. I'll also tell you about the plans to celebrate the anniversary here locally. 




Music: Club Seamus by Kevin Macleod  https://incompetech.com


Sources:

The Aviation History Online Museum (Site inactive)

Wikipedia

Century of Flight 


One Hundredth Anniversary

CBC: The 1st successful transatlantic flight, 100 years ago, set to be celebrated in St. John's

Aviation History Newfoundland Labrador

Alcock and Brown 100 (Ireland) 




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The FIrst Nonstop Transatlantic Flight from Newfoundland to Ireland - John Alcock and Arthur Brown

The FIrst Nonstop Transatlantic Flight from Newfoundland to Ireland - John Alcock and Arthur Brown

Debbie Wiseman