AERONAUTICS: Flights & Flyers: May 12, 1930

American Boy. A flight from New York to Los Angeles, begun on Monday and completed Sunday, is not in itself remarkable. But if the flyer be the young son of a crack airman who met spectacular death; and if the boy seeks a "junior speed record," public fancy is captured. Last week Frank Goldsborough, 19, son of the late Brice Goldsborough,* crossed the U. S. in 34 hr. 3 min. flying time, in a biplane named American Boy. Previous "record" of 48 hr., set last year by 18-year-old Richard James, was spread over...

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