Arthur Whitten Brown

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Birthday
23, 1886
Birthplace
Glasgow, Scotland
Death Date
Oct 4, 1948 (62)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
23, 1886
Birthplace
Glasgow, Scotland
Death Date
Oct 4, 1948 (62)

About

Pilot who served as navigator for John Alcock's non-stop transatlantic flight in 1919.

Before Fame

He held an engineering apprenticeship with British Westinghouse in the years leading up to World War I.

Trivia

His epic transatlantic flight took more than sixteen hours to complete and was the first successful flight of its kind, despite the hindrances of blinding sleet and darkness.

Family Life

He was born in Glasgow, Scotland to American parents.

Associated With

He completed the first transatlantic flight in history; Amelia Earhart would become the first woman to achieve the same feat.

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