AERONAUTICS: Girl under Moon

As the Man-in-the-Moon stared coldly down at Long Island last week, Elinor Smith, slim and 17, flew past his pock-marked face. His expression did not change. She whirled her biplane — a Brunner-Winkle Bird — and flew past him again, again, again. She was willing to do that all night, for she was trying for a new woman's solo record. The old record, made by one Bobby Trout on New Year's Day in California, was 12 hr., n min. After several hours, Miss Smith began to sing — every song she could remember....

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