Aeronautics: Flights & Flyers, Nov. 23, 1931

Dr. Brock's 730th. On Nov. 15, 1929, Dr. John David Brock, Kansas City optician, observed in his logbook that he had missed flying on only eleven days that year. For the fun of it he decided to try flying every day. Last week, with an escort including nine Army planes, John Kerr "Tex" LaGrone, who taught him to fly in 1922, and Mrs. Brock, Dr. Brock took off from Fairfax Airport for his 73Oth consecutive daily flight, a two-year record of flying in all kinds of weather. Sometimes his would be the only plane...

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