Road named to honour first London to Manchester pilot





A road has been named in honour of the first man to fly from London to Manchester - on the 100th anniversary of his achievement.

Louis Paulhan, from France, made the 195-mile (298km) flight in his Farman biplane, landing in a field in Burnage, Manchester, on 28 April 1910.

The flight took four hours and 12 minutes and made news across the world.

A road by the Aviation Viewing Park at Manchester Airport will now be known as Louis Paulhan Way.




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