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Jean-Pierre Blanchard and Dr John Jeffries – The first Aviators to cross the English Channel

Dover has been in the front line of many aspects of world history one of which is aviation. The first aerial crossing of the English Channel took place from Dover, on Friday 7 January 1785 by Dr. John Jeffries (1744–1819) and … Continue reading

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