Science: No Hands

It was an unusually fine day at Brize Norton Aerodrome, near London. The U.S. Air Forces C-54 let down to a perfect landing. Out piled 14 passengers and crewmen, including U.S. scientists and a Royal Air Force observer. No one had touched the controls all the way from Newfoundland. The plane had taken off, flown the Atlantic, and landed without a pilot.

About ten hours before the landing at Brize Norton last week, the C-54 was taxied out on a runway at Stephenville, Newfoundland, and pointed in the general direction of London. Colonel J....

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