First Double Crossing of the Atlantic: the R34 Airship

Jul 14

First Double Crossing of the Atlantic: the R34 Airship

Today in 1919, the Royal Air Force rigid airship R34 completed its two-way crossing of the Atlantic Ocean landing at Pulham Airship Station, United Kingdom.

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First All British Powered Flight: Sir Alliot Verdon Roe

Jul 13

First All British Powered Flight: Sir Alliot Verdon Roe

Today in 1909, Alliot Verdon Roe assembled his own triplane and made the first all British Powered flight from Walthamstow Marsh.

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First to Fly a Mile High: Walter Brookins

Jul 09

First to Fly a Mile High: Walter Brookins

Today in 1910, Walter Brookins became the first flier to take an airplane more than a mile up over Atlantic City, New Jersey.

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