AERONAUTICS: New Records

At Wilmington, Del., last week from the test field for Bellanca planes, George Haldeman lifted his stock Bellanca Pacemaker, powered with a Wright Whirlwind 300 h. p. motor. He was in the air for 1 hr. 16 min. During that time he had hoisted his ship to a new commercial plane altitude record of 33,500 feet. The previous record was 25,700 feet.

After weeks of practice and preparations, which, in passing, provided glider licenses for both Charles Augustus Lindbergh and his wife, Anne, the combined Lindbergh and William Hawley Bowlus forces brought forth...

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