First TransAtlantic Pilot (East to Wast) James FitzMaurice passed away.

#OnThisDay 1965 James FitzMaurice passed away. He fought at the Somme & after time at the Front, trained as a RAF pilot & was posted to France the day the war ended. He stayed with the RAF for a number of years before joining the Irish Air Corps. FitzMaurice was the co-pilot of the ‘Bremen’, the first transatlantic flight from East to West 1928.

#Ireland #History #WW1

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