Aeronautics: Again, Doolittle

Up into the early morning darkness over Ottawa's Rockcliffe Airdrome one day last week shot "Jimmy" Doolittle's Laird racer, the one in which he crossed the U. S. in 11 hr. 16 min. 10 sec. last month (TIME, Sept. 14). In the cockpit Major Doolittle had a copy of that morning's Ottawa Citizen. That afternoon he handed the paper to a newsman on Mexico City's Valbuena Airfield, 12 hr. 36 min. after leaving Ottawa. He gave himself up to a reception committee, spurned proffered tea and asked for three fingers of brandy,...

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