AERONAUTICS: Cast Out

Jean Callizo, French claimant of the world's record (40,820 ft.), last week lost his distinction. When he claimed the record, he was suspected; last week he seemed to rise to even greater heights, marked on his barograph as 42,650 ft. Suspecting officials had placed another barograph in his plane, unknown to Flyer Callizo, which registered only 14,764 ft. It is charged he inserted in the record-breaking barograph a sheet of paper with "42,650 ft." marked in invisible ink; when far out of sight, that he turned a steam jet on the paper;...

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