Published on Mr. Slack Crosses the Channel. ACCOMPANIED by his little son, Mr. Robert Slack, on the 27th ult., flew across the channel from Dover to Calais on his Blériot monoplane. With an unfavourable wind he took three-quarters of an hour for the trip.
Published on April 9, 2013 One hundred years ago in aviation history, on this date, British aviators were reading about the latest prize offerings from the Daily Mail, a newspaper in London that had been sponsoring the advancement of aviation since its first days. Widely distributed, the newspaper had deep pockets and, in exchange for [...]