Milestones: Season Opened

A middle-aged German photographer named Otto Hillig and a youthful Danish farmer-turned-aviator named Holger Hoiriss flew in a Bellanca last week from New York to St. John, N. B.—and the 1931 season of transatlantic flying was officially opened. They settled down to await another break in the weather for their hop to Denmark; in Hillig's words, "just a couple of immigrants going home." Few days after the "immigrants" start, beauteous Socialite Ruth Nichols followed in her fast Lockheed. Forced to land into the setting sun...

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