Second Transpolar Flight from Moscow to San Jacinto, CA SU19380413-S-EN.v01-LH

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Less than a month after Chkalov’s flight, on July 12, 1937, Mikhail Gromov, with co-pilot Andrei Yumashev and navigator Sergei Danilin, left Moscow for a second transpolar flight on board of ANT-25 RD-2. Gromov's Arctic flight proved a complete success.

Following the same trail over the pole that Chkalov had blazed a month earlier, Gromov and his crew traveled as far south as a fog-bound San Diego before turning inland to touch down in a cattle pasture near San Jacinto in California's Riverside County after a 6,306-mile, 62 hour 17 minutes flight. In so doing, they set a new world nonstop straight-line distance record that was officially validated by the FAI, the international governing body for aeronautical world records...



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