Silver Medal FLIGHT OF BREMEN 1928 1st Edition COIN Kohl

Silver Medal FLIGHT OF BREMEN 1928 1st Edition COIN Kohl

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LARGE SILVER ART MEDALLION CAST .993 PURE SILVER

CELEBRATING THE FIRST EAST-WEST TRANSLANTIC FLIGHT BY THE AIRCRAFT BREMEN (GERMAN JUNKER W33 TYPE AIRPLANE

OBVERSE OF COIN DEPICTS THE BUST OF CAPTAIN HERMANN KOHL

This was the first non-stop fixed-wing westbound flight over the North Atlantic, from just outside Dublin to Labrador, which took 36.5 hours on April 12 - 13, 1928. The pilots were Gunther von Huenefeld and Captain Hermann Koehl of Germany and Major James Fitzmaurice of Ireland.  Junkers W33 monoplane

THE FLIGHT ENCOUNTERED DIFFICULT CONDITIONS, INCLUDING COMPASS PROBLEMS
Silver Medal FLIGHT OF BREMEM 1928 1st Edition

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