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Alcock

(ˈɔːlkɒk)
n
(Biography) Sir John William. 1892–1919, English aviator who with A.W. Brown made the first nonstop flight across the Atlantic (1919)
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One hundred years ago yesterday, Manchester men John Alcock and Arthur Whitten-Brown completed the first trans-Atlantic flight.
As well as earning a place in aviation history, pilot Captain John Alcock and navigator Lieutenant Arthur Whitten Brown were hoping to win a cash prize of PS10,000.
"Only one of them could fly the aircraft and that was John Alcock, and he had to maintain control for 16 hours taking little food breaks when he could.
IT was a feat of engineering never seen before and which saw Arthur Whitten-Brown and John Alcock knighted for manning the first crossing of the Atlantic Ocean by aeroplane in less than 72 consecutive hours.
The ECHO has heard claims Jason Osu's friend Darren Alcock stole a batch of amphetamines from aCrosbydrug dealer in 2012.
'We wanted to clarify how urban vegetation may be related to respiratory health,' said study leader Ian Alcock.
But surely the fiery Italian forward's most anarchic moment came playing for Sheffield Wednesday when, after being sent off by referee Paul Alcock, he pushed the official over.
US-based private investment firm The Alcock Group has completed an acquisition of a minority stake in Los Angeles film and television company Homage Arts, the firm said.
M2 EQUITYBITES-February 23, 2016-The Alcock Group Buys Minority Stake in Homage Arts
Southampton, United Kingdom, December 04, 2015 --(PR.com)-- Established for over 120 years, Cheshire based Poole Alcock LLP provides a wide range of legal services for both business and private clients.