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The First Non-Stop TransAtlantic Flight From Newfoundland to Ireland

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. 

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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