AERONAUTICS: Flights & Flyers: Nov. 18, 1929

Sidar the Reckless. Mexico City bands blared out all the patriotic welcomes they knew. Mexico's burly little President Emilio Fortes Gil beamed on his grandstand in Valbuena Field. Ambassador Dwight Whitney Morrow, at his left, smiled gravely. The populace screamed: "Viva . . . viva Sidar . . . viva Sidar el loco" [The crazy, reckless]. All this last week as Col. Pablo Sidar, 30, Mexico's "first" flyer since the death of Capt. Emilio Carranza (TIME, July 23, 1928), returned to Mexico City from a flight...

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