Clarence Chamberlin became the second aviator to fly nonstop across the Atlantic Ocean. In June of 1927, Chamberlain, with his copilot and passenger, Charles Levine, made headlines around the world by flying farther than Charles Lindbergh. Yet, he could have been first. What went wrong?
Here is his story that begins in rural Iowa and climaxes in the Great Transatlantic Air Race between himself, Charles Lindbergh, Admiral Richard Byrd, and others.