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The first flight across the Arctic Circle in Alaska

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The first flight across the Arctic Circle in Alaska occurred in 1927, when Noel Wien flew his Hisso Standard J-1, which he called “Jenny,” landing in Wiseman on the southern flanks of the Brooks Range. Wien is standing in front of the propeller. Anchorage Museum of History and Art, Library and Archives.

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