AERONAUTICS: Flights & Flyers: Jul. 15, 1929

Stultz Drunk. What many suspected when able Pilot Wilmer Stultz killed himself and two passengers (TIME, July 8), a coroner's inquest ascertained last week. He was drunk. War flyers condoned. Most of them drank to steady their nerves when flying was killing. Plane travelers condemned. For their safety they need total abstainers. Transport companies replied. Their pilots shall not drink.

New Rome Start. It was foggy last week at Old Orchard, Me., when Roger Q. Williams and his navigator, Lewis A. Yancey, took off for Rome in the Bellanca monoplane Pathfinder, their...

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