Transport: Round-the-World

Offering a first prize of $200,000, a second of $100,000, three others of $33,000, the Aero Club of France last week announced plans for a round-the-world air race in 1937 similar to last year's England-Australia contest (TIME, Oct. 29). Start. ing and finishing in Paris in connection with the Paris Fine Arts Exposition, the race will be open to flyers of all nations, will follow in general the route taken by Wiley Post in his 1933 globe-circling record of 15.600 miles in seven days, 18 hr., 49½ min.


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