'Tabloid' first aid kit used on Alcock and Brown's first tra

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'Tabloid' first aid kit used on Alcock and Brown's first tra. This first aid kit was used on the first non-stop transatlantic flight on 14–15 June 1919 by Sir Arthur Whitten Brown (1886–1948) and Sir John William Alcock (1892–1919). Alcock and Brown completed the treacherous crossing in 16 hours 27 minutes. The flight was a matter of national prestige. The men shared the £10,000 prize from the Daily Mail, which had been set up to encourage British aviation. Bandage. Antiseptic. Dressings. Court plaster. Contributors: Science Museum, London. Work ID: jy3m8p6p.

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