AERONAUTICS: Flights & Flyers: Aug. 18, 1930

Again, Hawks. Capt. Frank Monroe Hawks in New York one morning last week had, for something to talk about, an engagement to play golf with his father in Los Angeles at 4 p.m. that afternoon. He left Curtiss Airport, Valley Stream, L. I. at 6 a.m. (Eastern daylight-saving time). Grinning, he greeted his father at Los Angeles Municipal Airport at 4:50:43 p.m. (Pacific standard time), too weary for golf but with a new east-west transcontinental record. It was the first such flight ever made in full daylight. The plane was the...

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