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On This Day 04 May

🕰 On This Day
🗓 04 May 1969
✈️ TRANS-ATLANTIC AIR RACE
 
On this day a race from the top of the Post Office Tower, London, to the top of the Empire State Building, New York took place. It was the first city-centre to city-centre jet flights in history. A RAF Harrier recorded the fastest time (refuelled by a Victor tanker) of 6 hours, 11 minutes and 57.15seconds
Trans Atlantic Air Race

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