AERONAUTICS: Trans-Caribbean

The west coast of South America and the east coast of the U. S. are virtually on a north-&-south line with each other. Both coasts lie between 70° and 80° West Longitude. Down part of that geographical corridor started Colonel Lindbergh last week—from New York to Miami to Havana, thence across the Caribbean to British Honduras, thence through Central American countries to the Canal Zone— carrying the first trans-Caribbean airmail. The day he left Miami, Feb. 4, was his 2/th birthday.

From Panama it will be easy to extend airmail and passenger service...

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