Transport: Transatlantic Types

The North Atlantic Ocean has been flown 85 times by 58 airplanes carrying 179 persons. Among others, they included professionals and amateurs, men and women, Jews and gentiles, a photographer, an ambitious socialite, a stenographer, a mechanic, a junkman. To this motley group last week were added two new types—a Broadway crooner and a British mother.

¶ Browsing peacefully in a tiny pasture at Llwyncelyn, near Llandilo. in a desolate part of Carmarthenshire, Wales, last week, three cows had the fright of their lives as a trim blue & silver monoplane suddenly...

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