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Today in Aviation: First Double Crossing of the English Channel

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, Charles Rolls became the first person to fly a nonstop double crossing of the English Channel in 95 minutes in 1910. Rolls, who co-founded Rolls-Royce, received the Royal Aero Club’s Gold Medal for his achievement, which included the first eastbound airborne crossing of the English Channel. The flight is commemorated […]

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