The First Flight Across The Atlantic
by Ted Wilbur
Publisher: NC-4 50th Anniversary Committee 1969
Number of pages: 41
Early in 1919, a young Naval Aviator predicted that trans-oceanic flight was "a perfectly safe and sane commercial proposition, not a gigantic gamble." The U.S.Navy NC-4 proved how right he was with the first flight across the Atlantic.
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