Aeronautics

Around-the-World

Four weeks ago a monoplane jumped eastward from Newfoundland to break the record for a journey around the world. At the controls sat William S. Brock; beside him sat Edward F. Schlee.

First 17 Days. (See TIME, Sept. 12, 19.)

Eighteenth Day. Typhoon and tidal wave struck Kiushiu Island, Japan (see p. 22) on which is Omura, where the Pride of Detroit sulked in her hangar. So boisterous were the skies that the Pride dared not fly.

Nineteenth Day. The Pride of Detroit dropped at Tokyo. There Mr. Schlee found a cablegram: "Daddy: Please...

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