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Historic Flight Foundation – Winter Speaker Series
March 10, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The 1937 Soviet United Transpolar Flight to the States Presented by David Lednicer
Wednesday March 7 @ 7:00pm and Saturday March 10 @ noon
David Lednicer concludes our winter series with a tale of cutting-edge aeronautical engineering and political intrigue. In 1931, the Soviet Revolutionary Military Council directed the development of a long-range record-breaking aircraft. The ANT-25 ended up making two record breaking flights in 1937, in June from Moscow to Vancouver Washington and then in July from San Jacinto, California.