ARMY & NAVY: Safety

ARMY & NAVY

As everyone knows, eight and one-half round-the-world flights or 72 trips across the Atlantic is the equivalent of 216,000 miles. This is the distance which the Torpedo and Bombing Plane Squadron No. 1 of the Navy scouting fleet has flown in less than a year without a single forced landing.

The feat was all in the year's work for the twelve planes of Squadron No. 1, commanded by Lieut. E. W. Spencer. During the winter they maneuvered far and wide about their base at Guantanamo, Cuba. In the spring they...

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