Transport: Bound 'Round

With 1,500 gallons of gas in the tanks, America's most purposeful playboy, Howard Hughes, at the controls, and a wad of gum on her tail for luck, a silver Lockheed monoplane roared up off Floyd Bennett Field, Long Island, one hot evening this week. The New York World's Fair 1939 was bound for Paris with a crew of four—Navigator Harry P. M. Connor, veteran of Captain Erroll Boyd's Montreal-London hop in 1930; Navigator Lieut.

Thomas L. Thurlow, lent for the flight by the U. S. Army; Flight Engineer Edward Lund, and Radio Engineer...

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