AERONAUTICS: Flights & Flyers: Aug. 11, 1930

Flights & Flyers

Sportsmen. In a 40-h.p. Klemm-Daimler sport monoplane, Pilot Wolfram Hirth and Sportsman Oscar Weller reached Iceland on their way from Berlin to Chicago via Greenland and Labrador. The 770-lb. plane carried no radio, but Pilot Hirth carried a cigaret holder made from the fibula of his amputated left leg. At Iceland the sea looked so wide, their ship so small, that flyers Hirth & Weller decided to go back home.

Blimping. Like a windstreamed globule of silver, the Goodyear-Zeppelin baby blimp Mayflower floated down upon the afterdeck of the liner Bremen as...

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