National Affairs: Bomber to Britain

In just about the time it takes for the Congressional Limited to go from New York to Washington, for a Sunday golfer to play 18 holes, for a movie fan to watch a double feature, or for a housewife to cook a 14-lb. turkey, a U.S. Air Force B-47 last week flew from Limestone. Me. to Fairford. England, to set a new, unofficial transatlantic record. Totals: time. 4 hrs. 45 min.; miles, 2,925; average ground speed 616 m.p.h.


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