Aeronautics: Dusk to Dawn

Five years ago when he was buzzing about the U. S. making inter-city speed records, Frank Hawks predicted overnight transcontinental air service. Last week his prediction came true when Transcontinental & Western Air inaugurated dusk-to-dawn passenger & express service between New York and Los Angeles (2,609 mi.) with stops at Chicago, Kansas City and Albuquerque.

The big Douglas airliner City of Newark, one of a fleet of 41 soon to be completed for TWA, left Newark Airport at 5:24 p.m. The last pink tint had faded from the sky when she came down at...

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