Solo Transatlantic Sailboat Race

Beginning in Plymouth, England and ending in New York, NY, USA, in 1960. Continue reading

Isambard Kingdom Brunel

Isambard Kingdom Brunel FRS (/ˈɪzəmˌbɑːd bruːˈnɛl/; 9 April 1806 – 15 September 1859), was an English mechanical and civil engineer who is considered "one of the most ingenious and prolific figures in engineering history", "one of the 19th century engineering giants", and "one of the greatest figures of the Industrial Revolution, [who] changed the face of the English landscape with his groundbreaking designs and ingenious constructions". Continue reading

Transatlantic steamboat service

the SS Great Western and the Sirius, began the transatlantic steamboat service, both of which arrived in New York, NY, USA on April 23, 1838. Continue reading

Amelia Earhart

Amelia Mary Earhart (July 24, 1897 – disappeared July 2, 1937) was an American aviation pioneer and author. Continue reading

First Westbound Transatlantic Solo Nonstop flight lands in Canada

On August 18th 1932, an English Pilot by the name James A. Mollison landed at Penne field, New Brunswick, Canada Continue reading

Eppo Numan, Transatlantic flight

Eppo Numan piloted a transatlantic flight on an ultralight airplane. Continue reading

Woman to fly a transatlantic solo flight from Canada to Ireland

Amelia Earhart, an American Aviator (a native of Atchison, KS, USA), flew out of Harbour Grace, Newfoundland, Canada on May 20th, 1932. Continue reading

Non stop transatlantic flight from Canada to Ireland

Captain John Williams Alcock, Pilot and Lieutenant Arthur Witten Brown, Navigator took a Vickers Vimy Twin Engine (360 horsepower Rolls-Royce Engines) airplane from Canada to Ireland. Continue reading