AERONAUTICS: Flights & Flyers: Sep. 30, 1929

Land of the Soviets, Russian plane making a leisurely west-to-east world tour, landed on U. S. territory last week, at Altu, westernmost of the Aleutian Islands, 7,000 miles from Moscow whence the plane flew one month ago (TIME, Aug. 19).

Army Air School. The Army's advanced flying school at Kelly Field (San Antonio, Tex.) heretofore has required only one year's enlistment. Thereafter graduates could choose between two years' additional service in the Air Corps or go into commercial flying. Private flying schools have complained, on the one...

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