International: 10-F to Honolulu

From Paradise Cove, scene of many a moonlight picnic on the Marin County shore of San Francisco Bay, six big navy seaplanes taxied out with a mighty roar one noon last week. With their 30 officers & crew they comprised Patrol Squadron 10-F, bound for Honolulu's Pearl Harbor. Except for excited San Franciscans who lined the city's hills to watch the takeoff, there was little commotion over what was to be the longest formation flight ever attempted—2,400 mi. The Navy did not think of it as a remarkable flight but a routine...

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