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Thursday, 18 June 2015

Breguet 19 "Point d'Interrogation" ("The Question Mark")


Breguet 19 "Point d'Interrogation" ("The Question Mark"), photographed in Boston, MA, in 1930. On 1–2 September 1930, Dieudonne Costes and Maurice Bellonte flew from Paris to New York City, a distance of 6,200 km (3,900 mi) making the first non-stop east-west crossing by a fixed-wing aircraft of the North Atlantic.

 Photo source: Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection (08_06_001712)




Breguet 19 "Point d'Interrogation" ("The Question Mark"), photographed in Boston, MA, in 1930. Source: Boston Public Library, Leslie Jones Collection (08_06_001640)