AERONAUTICS: Safety

What are the figures of the Air Mail? In the last two years and nine months, the Post Office aviators have flown about 9,000,000 mi. They have carried 157,000,000 letters or nearly 4,000,000 Ib. of mail. They have lost only 125 Ib. of mail—a better record than that of the railroads. In the first nine months of this year, they flew 1,492,167 mi. and had only one fatal accident. They started night-flying July 1 and, between this date and Sept. 30, flew by night without a fatal accident. They are making their flights...

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