Transport: Technical Adviser

For nearly two years a lithe, quick-moving, tousle-headed U. S. citizen has been nosing around Europe's airways, his half-hostile eyes alert to see every new aviation development. Anxious to honor the world's most famous flyer, foreign governments and companies withheld little from Colonel Charles Augustus Lindbergh, reserve Army flyer and unsalaried technical adviser of Pan American Airways. Returning fortnight ago "for Christmas," Colonel Lindbergh landed with probably more complete information of Europe's air plans, particularly those of Imperial Airways, than any individual on this side of the Atlantic. Last week, after...

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