Foreign News: Air Knight & Dame

Sir Samuel Hoare, British Air Minister, and Lady Maud returned to London, last week, from a 12,000-mile round trip flight inaugurating the London-Cairo-Delhi air service (TIME, Jan. 10). The King-Emperor was graciously pleased to create Lady Maud a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire. She is the first woman ever to fly so many miles. There had been snow, rain, fog, sandstorms, but not a spare part was needed for the ship.

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