ADVERTISING: Double-Barreled Feat

Milton Reynolds is a shrewd salesman who will go to any lengths to publicize his ball-point pens. Last week, he went about as far as he could go—around the world, faster than anyone had ever gone before. As an advertising and promotional stunt, Milt Reynolds' record-breaking flight was well worth the $175,000 it cost. As a flying feat of luck and endurance, it was even more notable.

Last month, Reynolds decided to break Howard Hughes's round-the-world record of 91 hours, 14 minutes. He bought an A26 Douglas attack bomber, removed some 8,000 Ibs....

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