AERONAUTICS: Bermuda and Return

With purring motors turning whirring propellers, the U. S. A. S. Los Angeles glided from Lakehurst to the Bermudas with the greatest human cargo ever carried through the air—58 men all told. Besides these, the airship carried fuel for 50 hours' flying, rations for 60 hours, ten sacks of mail. Twelve hours at an average speed of 41.66 miles took the Los Angeles over the 500 miles of Atlantic that separates the U. S. from the Bermudas, where without untoward incident she was moored in a strong wind to the mast of...

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