AERONAUTICS: Flights, Fliers: Mar. 5, 1928

All speed records between London and Paris were broken last week by an Imperial Airways liner: miles, 230; time, 80 minutes.

Van Lear Black owns the famous Sunpapers of Baltimore. Adventurous Englishman, purser of a blockade running munitions freighter during the great submarine war, a navigator himself, he took as naturally to the air as he had to the sea. May will see his three-motored Fokker upward and outward bound from Amsterdam, Holland, for Cape Town, then back to Cairo, then, if weather permits, to India and to Hong Kong. Last year handsome, aristocratic...

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