AERONAUTICS: Slim Pickens

The sirens on all the fire engine houses in St. Louis shrieked into a rain-streaked sky one morning last week by special order of Acting Mayor Neuman. A score of drenched employes of Curtiss-Robert-son Airplane Corp. paraded Lambert-St. Louis field, led by a small boy with a crude banner reading "Red and Obie did it again." Overhead the endurance-flying firm of "Red & Obie"—Dale Jackson and Forest O'Brine—waved from their orange-&-yellow monoplane, which had just flown past the endurance record of 553 hr. 41 min. set last month by the Hunter...

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