Eagle Statue in Mindelo, homage from the city to Sacadura Cabral and Gago Coutinho
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MINDELO, CAPE VERDE – DECEMBER 07, 2015: Eagle Statue – Homage from the city of Mindelo to Sacadura Cabral and Gago Coutinho. Commemoration of the 76th anniversary of the first aerial crossing of the South Atlantic

"The first aerial crossing of the South Atlantic was made by the Portuguese naval aviators Gago Coutinho and Sacadura Cabral in 1922, to mark the centennial of Brazil's independence. Coutinho and Cabral flew in stages from Lisbon, Portugal, to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, using three different Fairey III biplanes, and covered a distance of 8,383 kilometres (5,209 mi) between March 30 and June 17." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, "First aerial crossing of the South Atlantic", https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/First_aerial_crossing_of_the_South_Atlantic
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