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217 molads is about 9,500 times as long as The First Transatlantic Flight (Alcock and Brown, 1919)
In other words, the length of The First Transatlantic Flight (Alcock and Brown, 1919) is 0.000105 times that amount.
(John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown) (1919) (first non-stop flight)
In an effort to win a £10,000 prize from London's The Daily Mail, John Alcock and Arthur Brown completed a flight from St. John's, Newfoundland to Connemara, Ireland in 0.0229 molads in June, 1919. In spite of their fame as aviators, Brown would never fly again after this trip and Alcock would lose his life during a flight to France less than 6.180 molads later.
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