Albany Democrat-Herald from Albany, Oregon on April 25, 1936 · Page 9
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Albany Democrat-Herald from Albany, Oregon · Page 9

Albany, Oregon
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Saturday, April 25, 1936
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AMERICA'S NC-4 ACKOSS THE ATLANTIC vn-JL - Flying History UILT BY THE UNITED STATES NAVY, tli rce NC (Ivinir linnls. nowcrrd with fiftjt of i series by ALFRED OWLES four Liberty motors each, marled across the Atlantic May 8, 1919, from Kockaway, New York, with Plymouth, England, as their destination by way of the Azores, Portugal and Spain. Only the NCM, commanded by Lieut. Commander A. C. Head, assisted by E. F. Stone and Waller Hinlon, completed ihe 45M mile Highl. The N(M and NC-3 both sulTcred accidents enroutc. Total lime for the (light was 57 hours, 16 minutes. Artist Owlrs' painting shows the ships (lying to TrepasKey 15m v. New. foundland, from whence the actual lliglil started May 10, 1919. The NOl wna the first aircraft to cross the Atlantic. o a- o V3 o

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