Aeronautics: Air Congress

Seated in the Hall of the Caesars on Rome's Capitoline Hill last week were some 50 pilots and navigators who have flown across oceans. They had been convened as the first International Congress of Transoceanic Fliers by the Italian Aero

Club for the expressed purpose of determining the best air route across the Atlantic. But spade-bearded General Italo Balbo, promoter of the conference, was not really looking for information. He was well satisfied with the lane from West Africa to Brazil across which he had led a squadron of ten seaplanes last year. General...

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