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More details on Chavez first Alpine flight 23.9.1910

Insubrica Historica has already reported the formidable and unlucky adventure of Jorge Chavez, the French-Peruvian pilot that successfully managed to cross the Alps, flying from Brig/Wallis to Domodossola/Italy. We have recently come across to an old newspaper article published by The Guardian and The Observer on Sept. 24, 1910, entitled “Flight […]

The February 2019 visit to Leicester

Last week Insubrica Historica travelled to Leicester, England. It was very nice to be back after that much time, the last time that I visited Leicester was in 2003. Indeed much has changed, especially the University premises are hardly recognizable from before. Plenty of new buildings and many more that will […]