The North Pole is a snow-covered area that often attracts researchers. Here it is as difficult to spend time on the ground as it is difficult to fly over it. The reason for this is the extremely difficult conditions here, which test the pilot hard all the time. The one who scores in this examination sets a record. Just like the Air India pilots of India have done.
Women pilots of Air India have made a complete history of the 16,000 km journey from San Francisco to Bangalore by this route. Air India’s team of capable women pilots included Captain Zoya Aggarwal, Capt Papagari Tanmai, Capt Akanksha Sonvare, and Capt Shivani Manhas. Let us also tell you that for the first time in October 2019, Indian male pilots flew over the region. Was full. The aircraft went from New Delhi to San Francisco. It included Air India pilots Captain Digvijay Singh and Captain Rajneesh Sharma and representatives of the International Air Transport Association.
The Soviet pilot had first flown over the North Pole
As far as flying over the northern Dhuvar is concerned, let us tell you that the work was first carried out on 18-20 June 1937 by Soviet pilot Velry Pavlovich Chaklov. He completed the American Pacific Cost Vancouver from Moscow Europe by flying over it. However, it took him 63 hours to complete the 8811 km long journey. He completed this distance with the single-engine aircraft of Toplave ANT-25. He was given the title of Hero of the Soviet Union.
He belonged to the town of Vesliavo in the Volga region of the Soviet Union, which is now known as Chaklov. He died in an air crash on 15 December 1938. Subsequently, in October 1946, the B-29 aircraft completed a distance of approximately 15163 km from Oahu, Hawaii to Cairo (Egypt) over this icy area. The aircraft took 40 hours to cover this distance.
Commercial aircraft were launched on top of it in 1954
As for the commercial aircraft flying over the region, it began with the flight of the Douglas DC-6B aircraft from Los Angeles to Copenhagen on 15 November 1954. After this, a flight from Vancouver to Amsterdam in 1955 also successfully completed this dangerous journey. In 1957, Panam’s flight from Paris to London went through this route. Air France first started its first commercial flight service over the region in 1960.
Soviet Russia was shot down
During the Cold War that began between the US and Russia, planes passing through here changed their way. In 1978, the Korean aircraft Boeing 707 was shot down by Soviet Russia while passing over the region. In April 1967, Japan Airlines started its flight from Tokyo to Moscow as an experimental service. But it was closed after two years. This service was from over Siberia. In 1983, Fin Air launched the first nonstop service to fly over the region. The service was introduced between Tokyo to Halensky. Earlier Anchorage International Airport in the North Pole was used for refueling or technically.