AERONAUTICS: Flights of the Week: Mar. 18, 1929

Costes to Le Brix. Joseph Le Brix, flying from Paris to Saigon, French Indo-China (TIME, March 4). crashed safely into the Gulf of Martaban, Burma, last week. In Paris was his onetime world-tour partner and present antagonist. Dieudonne Costes, who crashed a fortnight ago at the beginning of a similar pan-Eurasian flight. Crashed Flyer Costes sent Crashed Flyer Le Brix a carefully polite message of condolence.

Mexico City to Washington. Vainly again did a Mexican try to fly nonstop from Mexico City to Washington. 2,300 miles. Last year it was the late...

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