Transport: Record

Last November New Zealand-born Arthur Edmund Clouston, who tests airplanes for Britain's Royal Air Force, flew from England to South Africa in 45 hours, an all-time record. Last week Flying Officer Clouston, in a four-year-old De Havilland Comet, flew from Port Darwin, Australia to Croydon, England in three days, 20 hours. In so doing he lopped 28 hours off the previous best time, established by Cathcart Jones and the late Kenneth Waller in 1934.


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