Transport: Pithy Primer

Assen Jordanolf, at 18, built the first airplane in Bulgaria. Year later he was a Bulgarian War ace, flying on the Salonika front. When the War ended, and the Neuilly treaty left Bulgaria one plane, he flew that until it was wrecked by a hurricane. In 1921 he heard that $1,000,000 was waiting in the U. S. for anyone who would fly around the world. He came over to collect.

Handsome, 42-year-old Assen Jordanoff has never flown around the world, but in the last few years he has collected lots of money. In his early...

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