Transport: Trans-Tasman

As No. 1 flyer of Australia, Air Commodore Sir Charles Edward Kingsford-Smith has long pestered Imperial Airways to extend their airlines across the dangerous Tasman Sea to New Zealand. Long refused because Great Britain has not succeeded in building any airplane good enough for the job, he last week finally pestered British Aircraft, Ltd. into buying the right to manufacture the famed U. S. Sikorsky Clipper 8-42. Because it well knows 8-42 is far outmoded by the new Martin Clipper, which has three times as much carrying power, United Aircraft Corp. was delighted...

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