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Across America 2013: Solar Impulse Scheduled For Leg Three Flight On Monday
2013-06-02 09:17:35

Leg three of the Across America 2013 project is scheduled to take off on June 3 with Bertrand Piccard returning to the helm of the HB-SIA zero-fuel airplane.

81st Anniversary Of Amelia Earhart's Transatlantic Flight Observed
2013-05-22 10:57:51

While May 20th may have come and gone just like any other day this year, the day stands out as a landmark date in aviation history for not one, but two events, both occurring exactly five years apart.

Looking For Lost 'White Bird' Plane From 1927 Transatlantic Flight
2013-05-10 13:57:19

A Frenchman is heading up the fifth search for a plane that disappeared over 80 years ago when two pilots attempted to complete a transatlantic flight.

2011-05-05 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) FRIDAY, MAY 6: FIRST TRANSATLANTIC FLIGHT Profile America -- Friday, May 6th.

2008-07-05 21:00:11

A $139 million settlement fund will compensate many Britons who flew across the Atlantic from England to the United States between two and four years ago.

2005-07-03 18:15:59

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Millionaire adventurer Steve Fossett andhis co-pilot landed safely in western Ireland on Sunday afterre-enacting the first trans-Atlantic flight made more than 80years ago.

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2005-07-03 11:02:42

American adventurers Steve Fossett and Mark Rebholz took off Saturday in an attempt to retrace a record-setting flight across the Atlantic made 86 years earlier.


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