Aeronautics Notes, Sep. 12, 1927

Bouncer. Lieut, L. E. Hunting's plane was guilty of treachery, but the flyer returned good for evil. Going into a tail spin at low altitude, the plane hit the ground, bounced, but somehow he held it in the air. Realizing the landing gear was crushed, he scorned the safety of his parachute, circled, flew to nearby Kelly Field (San Antonio, Tex.)' and eased the ship down so gently that it stopped virtually undamaged.

Small Balloon. One Leo Stevens rode 350 miles in a 50-pound balloon. Standing in the vaselike basket, too narrow to...

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