AERONAUTICS: Flights of the Week: Mar. 25, 1929

Brownsville to Panama. His face a triangular scowl of fatigue and vexation, Captain Ira Eaker, who flew the famed Question Mark seven days without landing (TIME, Jan. 14), last week tried a dawn-to-dusk flight over the 1,950 miles between Brownsville, Tex., and Panama. Fog over Mexico and Guatemala and headwinds a great part of the way obliged him to descend at Managua, Nicaragua, 550 miles from goal.

De Sibours. A terrific Burmese storm last week discomfited Vicomte Jacques de Sibour and his wife, daughter of London's department store tycoon, Harry Gordon Selfridge. The de Sibours are flying around the world. After landing...

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