Tag: aerial circumnavigation

  • Around the World by Airplane in 175 Days

      On this date in 1924, the first aerial circumnavigation of the world was completed. Here are some things you don’t know about the feat. Two years before the successful attempt, the British made the first attempt, followed by the French, Italians, Portuguese, and another British attempt. In 1923, the U.S. Army Air Service began […]