Transport: Shannon Survey

Down upon Baldonnel Airdrome at Dublin in the Irish Free State one noon last week slid a large airplane from England. Out of it stepped three international aviation bigwigs—Pan American Airways' President Juan Terry Trippe, Vice President John C. Cooper and Imperial Airways' Managing Director G. E. Woods-Humphrey. Far more interesting to the goggling gossoons and colleens was the fourth member of the party—a slim, gangling, tousle-haired man whom they readily recognized as Colonel Charles A. Lindbergh.

Though the No. 1 U. S. flyer has moved himself & family from his native land,...

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