Aeronautics: Black Eagles

A mighty cheer went up from a crowd of 1,000, mostly Negroes, at Atlantic City Airport one day last week as the good airplane Pride of Atlantic City floated to earth. Out of the cabin stepped two stalwart Negroes, C. Alfred Anderson, transport pilot, and Dr. Albert E. Forsythe ("The Flying Dentist") who holds a private license. They had just completed the first flight across the U. S. and back ever made by Negroes. Elapsed time: 11 days.

Proud and happy, the Amsterdam News printed an editorial about "The Air Trail Blazers."

Excerpt: "Anderson &...

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