November 18, 1949

1949:    An Air Force C-74 Globemaster “The Champ” flies from Mobile, AL across the Atlantic in 23 hours and lands at Marham, England, carrying a record 103 passengers. It was the 1st aircraft to carry 100 passengers across the Atlantic. (Shown: 1st USAF C-74 at rollout in Oct 1945, 42-65402)