The flight from Pole to Pole

On November 14, 1965 Captains Fred Lester Austin, Jr., and Harrison Finch, two retired airline pilots, took off from Honolulu on a 26,230-mile (42,213 kilometer), 57 hour, 27 minute flight around the world—from Pole to Pole! They leased a Boeing 707-349C, c/n 18975, registered N322F, from Flying Tiger Line. Nicknamed Pole Cat, the airplane was … Continue reading The flight from Pole to Pole