AERONAUTICS: Flights & Flyers: Aug. 12, 1929

Graf Zeppelin, Again. The gorilla and the chimpanzee were glum, the 600 canaries fidgety, the 19 passengers restless, the imprisoned stowaway morose—aboard the Graf Zeppelin as she rushed across the Atlantic last week on the second transoceanic commercial air voyage. She reached Lakehurst, N. J., from Friedrichshafen, at the German-Swiss border in 95 hrs., 23 mins. without trouble, having averaged 60 miles an hour during most of the trip,—about twice as fast as the S. S. Bremen. Passengers, after an agreeably brief customs and immigration inspection,...

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