AERONAUTICS: Flights & Flyers: Jun. 23, 1930

Milestone. Last fortnight Boeing System completed 10,000,000 mi. of flight with mail, express, passengers over Chicago-San Francisco and Seattle-Los An-geles routes. In three years of service Boeing planes carried 176,000,000 letters, 13,800 passengers. Total night-flying (about 5,000,000 mi.) was more than that of all European nations combined during the same period.

Mystery. Fast trains travel the 350 mi. from Montreal to Manhattan in ten hours. Scheduled transport planes fly the distance in four hours. Last week Dale ("Red") Jackson, co-holder of the world's refueling flight record (TIME, Aug. 12) took off...

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