High Speed Crossing
Alcock and Brown were the first people to fly across the Atlantic. They were heroes. Today, thousands of people fly across every day. You don't have to be a hero any more!
Find out the answers to these questions. You will have to do some calculations to work out some of the answers.
Which country did Alcock and Brown fly from?
How far did Alcock and Brown fly during their crossing?
At what time did Alcock and Brown set off?
What was Alcock and Brown's average speed?
Today, a jumbo jet can fly 3500 miles ( 5600 km) across the Atlantic in 7 hours. What is its average speed?
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