AERONAUTICS: Scoop

Miss Ling Nyi Vee, Chinese student of Wesleyan College at Macon, Ga.. made a non-stop flight from Macon to Shanghai in 24 hours. Alone above the Pacific Ocean she had only crackers and pickles with which to fight hunger. She was forced to fly so high that her radio messages were frozen. When she reached Shanghai she was given a tremendous and well-deserved reception.

Only one U. S. newspaper carried the story last week. This so incensed the editor of the Richmond Christian Advocate* that he published an...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!