Aeronautics: Out of Bounds

Like Herndon & Pangborn, who ran —afoul of the Japanese authorities for flying over forbidden ground, Harold J. L. ("Bert") Hinkler was arrested last week by local officials at Fortaleza, Brazil because he showed no authorization to fly over Brazilian territory and had "not sufficient proof of his identity." Pilot Hink-.ler's excuse was the same as the Pacific flyers': that an advance telegram of introduction, requesting courtesy of state air fields, was not delivered. Forgiven and forgiving, Flyers Herndon & Pangborn went last week to the Japanese Consulate in Manhattan and...

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