Finish of the first circumnavigation of the world

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Finish of the first circumnavigation of the world

On March 2, 1949 the airplane Lucky Lady II (United States Air Force Boeing B-50 Superfortress) became the first one to circle the world nonstop.

The aircraft started its round-the-world trip on February 26, 1949. It took off from Carswell Air Force Base near Fort Worth, Texas and passed the control tower back at Carswell on March 2, marking the end of the circumnavigation, after having been in the air for 94 hours and 1 minute.


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