Letters: May 28, 1928

Mercury First

Sirs:

In your issue of May 14 under Aeronautics we note comment regarding the North German Lloyd Air Cruise characterizing it as the first Air Cruise in history.

This is incorrect. So far as we have been able to learn,—and we have gone into it quite thoroughly—the first Air Cruise is the one scheduled by this organization, press announcements of which were made some three weeks prior to those concerning the Lloyd tour. Our Air Tour operates some two months in advance of the Lloyd trip and I cannot see how the...