Transport: Moth

Some 6,000 ft. over a Detroit suburb last week Clement Joseph ("Clem") Sohn stepped from an airplane, spread his arms and legs, soared and glided down on the batlike wings which last month made him front-page news (TIME, March 11). At 1,000 ft. he folded his wings, opened his parachute, floated safely to earth.

Same day at nearby Flint, another young stunter prepared to emulate Sohn. He was Floyd Davis, 22, parachutist and sailplane enthusiast. A pilot at 16, Davis had 230 hours flying time in 1929 when airport officials had him grounded...

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