Transport: P. A. A. to New Zealand

Two years ago the Dominion of New Zealand granted exclusive landing rights to Pan American Airways, providing that regular service was established between Auckland and Honolulu before 1938. Basing at Honolulu, P. A. A. last month sent its servicing "mother ship" 1,075 miles due south to Kingman Reef, first stop on the new route. Second stop was established at Pago Pago, Samoa, 1,538 miles farther south, where the clippers are prepared for the 1,798-mile jump into Auckland. Last week, flying his 19-ton. Sikorsky Samoan Clipper a steady 135 m.p.h., P. A. A.'s taciturn, 43-year-old veteran Captain Edwin C. Musick uneventfully traversed...

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