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First circumnavigation by flight

First circumnavigation by flight.

28 September, 1924

The first aerial circumnavigation was completed on 28th September 1924. A team of aviators of the United States Army Air Service accomplished the feat in 175 days. The flight around the globe took them 175 days, covering a total of 44,342 kilometres.

The second circumnavigation was completed by the great Australian aviator, Charles Kingsford Smith, who also completed the first trans-Pacific flight from Oakland, California to Brisbane, Australia.

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