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Simon Barlow, 31 May 03
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The first long distance flight in England was from London to Manchester by Frenchman Louis Paulham in his Farman Biplane. He landed in a field next to Burnage Station on 28th April 1910 to claim the £10,000 Daily Mail prize for the first person to fly from London to Manchester. His 183 mile flight with just one stop was a greater achievement than Bleriot's 24 mile hop across the Channel nine months earlier

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