AERONAUTICS: Flights & Flyers: Sep. 2, 1929

Cross-Country Refueling. "I am tired now, Art is tired, we haven't shaved since we left Spokane, our clothes are soiled and greasy, our ears are humming, so I guess we'll go home. My wife and my baby Patricia are waiting for me, and Art's mother is waiting for him." So read Lieut, Nick B. Mamer's report to North American Newspaper Alliance of the 115-hour cross-country refueling flight which he and Pilot Art Walker made last fortnight in the Buhl biplane Sun God (TIME, Aug. 26).

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