AERONAUTICS: Flights & Flyers: Oct. 21, 1929

Lindberghs Over Yucatan. Soaring over Campeche, Yucatan, Quintana Roo (Mexico), British Honduras, and Guatemala, Col. and Mrs. Lindbergh and a Fairchild camera last week observed the remains of three Mayan cities and traces of a fourth. Dr. Alfred Vincent Kidder of the Carnegie Institution, who accompanied them, declared gratefully that they had accomplished more exploratory work in 25 hours of flying than a ground party could have done in five years of plodding.

Polar Fears. Polar Explorer Fridtjof Nansen persuaded the Aero-Arctic Society to hire the Graf Zeppelin for a North Polar...

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