Arthur Whitten Brown

Arthur Whitten Brown (Sir)
Birth and death
1886 - 1948
Profession details
Air navigator, engineer
Related place
Alistair Grant

Sir Arthur Whitten Brown (1886-1948), air navigator and engineer. Made the first non-stop flight across the Atlantic on 14th June 1919 navigating for John Alcock. He never flew again after Alcock's death in 1919 and was heartbroken by the loss of his son, Arthur, who was killed in action with the RAF on D-Day at the age of 22.

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