British aviators complete first non-stop transatlantic flight

British aviators complete first non-stop transatlantic flight

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Pilot John Alcock and navigator Arthur W. Brown flew from Newfoundland to Clifden, Ireland, in 16 hours and 12 minutes. By doing so, they won a prize offered by the London Daily Mail. The prize was presented by British Secretary of State for Air, Winston Churchill. Alcock and Brown used modified WW1 bomber, Vickers Vimy.

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