Aeronautics: Hop & Skip

Because the sun never sets on the Empire, British sport flyers are forever hopping & skipping about its sprawling domain on record-breaking distance flights. With small, slow, economical planes, the pilots achieve time records by steady plugging, frequent halts for refueling. Chief factors are the nerve and endurance of the flyer. Longest, toughest, favorite course is that from England via India to Australia. So long and so tough is it that Charles William Anderson Scott, after setting a new record last year, declared: "I wouldn't make the attempt again for a million...

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