Transport: Another for the Book

Sportsman Flier Howard Hughes has piled up more outstanding aviation records than any professional. Once holder of the world landplane speed record, he has set marks round-the-world, from New York to Paris, Miami to New York, Chicago to Los Angeles, U. S. coast-to-coast. Last week, with no more to urge him on than a seven-mile tail wind and the desire to try out a new type of oxygen mask, Flier Hughes with three companions took off from Glendale, Calif, in the same 7 ½-ton Lockheed 14-II transport plane that carried him around the top...

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