AERONAUTICS: 2,265-Mi. Cruise

Hands at Lakehurst waved goodby at her and for almost a day she was seen no more from land. Her wireless, however, reported her nosing smoothly southward —off Cape Charles, Savannah, Jacksonville, Daytona. Night watchers at Nassau, British Bahamas, thought that they saw her bulk. Then she was a little south of Cuba, then off Jamaica. The trade winds fanned her ahead at a 90 m. p. h. scoot, and at last she, the airship Los Angeles, was at her goal, France Field, Panama Canal Zone. Lieutenant Commander Charles E. Rosendahl had put his airboat across 2,265 miles in 40 hours,...

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