Around the world in the plane

Around the world in the plane

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  • Around The World By Airplane (1924) First Aerial Circumnavigation

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  • The First Round-the-World Flight

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A team of aviators of the United States Army Air Service took off in four planes for the first aerial circumnavigation. The trip took 175 days, covering over 44 342 km. It was the third attempt to fly around the world. The British and French tried the same thing before Americans but failed.

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