AERONAUTICS: Week-end

With the Shenandoah laid up for lack of helium, the U. S. Navy is using the Los Angeles for systematic flights, designed to extract all possible information for the commercial exploitation of zeppelins. A round-trip from Lakehurst to the Bermudas last week was but one of a series of carefully planned experiments. It was interesting because, for the first time in U. S. history, mail to foreign countries was carried by air. A brief announcement by the Post-Office Department only a day or two before the Los Angeles sailed brought 2,200 letters,...

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