AERONAUTICS: Flights & Flyers: Nov. 4, 1929

Land of the Soviets, Russian world flying plane, reached Detroit last week with its four operators. They started, on their second attempt, from Moscow Aug. 23, flew across Siberia to the Aleutian Islands (U. S.), to the Alaskan mainland, down the Pacific Coast to Seattle, to San Francisco, then overland to Chicago, Detroit.

False Lindbergh Book. Some foolish crook took the pains to write a book titled We Fly and, purporting to represent Col. Lindbergh, tried to sell it to Dorrance & Co., Philadelphia publishers, as his work. The attempted fraud was uncovered last...

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