An Overview of the First Aerial Circumnavigation

Introduction The first aerial circumnavigation of the world was completed in 1924 by four aviators from an eight-man team of the United States Army Air Service, the precursor of the United States Air Force. The 175-day journey covered over 26,345 miles (42,398 km). The team generally travelled east to west, around the northern-Pacific Rim, through… Read More

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