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Atlantic Crossing

August 30th, 2014

Episode 752 of 1396 episodes

Air traffic controllers have guided trans-Atlantic flights since 1919. As Creative archaeologist Christine Finn discovers, datalink - effectively text messaging - is increasingly being used, so that voice communication is on the wane.

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