AERONAUTICS: Flights & Flyers: Jun. 16, 1930

Again, Soucek. Lieut. Apollo Soucek, Navy Flyer, at Anacostia field last week flew his Wasp-motored Wright Apache landplane to 43,166 ft, world record, surpassing Germany's Willi Neuenhoffen's 41,794 record. Exactly one year before Lieut. Soucek made the world seaplane record, 38.560 ft.

Invaders. At Vienna's Aspern Aerodrome last week an excited crowd cheered the daredevil aerobatics of Lieut. James Harold Doolittle and his "invading" team of U. S. airmen demonstrating Curtiss fighting craft (TIME, April 21). The Austrians cheered louder when their President, Wilhelm Miklas,...

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