ADVENTURE: Like Old Times

In the days of jet and rocket power, aviation's headline-getters usually fly worlds faster, farther and higher than such lonesome greats of the olden days as Amelia Earhart and Wiley Post and Lindbergh. But the airman who comes closest to matching the oldtime sense of personal challenge and adventure in the flying business is the record-seeking light-plane pilot. Last week Minnesota-born Max Conrad, 57, bumped onto the runway at El Paso's International Airport after soloing a little Piper Comanche a nonstop 6,911 miles across the Atlantic from Casablanca in 56 hr. 26 min., thereby breaking a record in his...

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