Transport: Flight No. 2,000.

When Dr. John David Brock of Kansas City completed his fifth year of consecutive daily flying last autumn, he said: "I just got in the habit of flying every day and I haven't quit." (TIME, Nov. 26).

Last week the world's most persistent aviator was still in the habit. He made his 2,000th daily hop over Washington, was lunched by aviation bigwigs.

An optical goods manufacturer with a million-dollar-a-year business, Dr. Brock, aged 45, has owned a plane since he learned to fly in 1922, began his daily flights in 1929 to see if he...

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