Without Weather Reports, Flying Instruments, Radio, Or Parachutes These Aviators Flew Non-Stop Across the US in Just 27 Hours — Transportation History


May 3, 1923 The first non-stop transcontinental flight across the United States was completed when U.S. Army Air Service Lieutenants Oakley G. Kelly and John A. Macready landed their single-engine, high-wing Army Fokker T-2 plane at Rockwell Field near San Diego, California. This landing took place 26 hours, 50 minutes, and 48 seconds after they […]

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