AERONAUTICS: Flights, Flyers: Nov. 19, 1928

A bale of cotton was presented last week to the Bremen museum. No ordinary bale of cotton, this! It cost the Bremen Cotton Exchange about $3,500 although cotton usually costs about $124.80 per bale in Berlin.* This bale was the first ever to have crossed the Atlantic in the air. It was part of the Graf Zeppelin's cargo.

For service in Iraq, the British government has been using 25-passenger transport airplanes. So successful has the experiment been that the British admit they are designing 50-passenger air transports, with central engine, capable of being repaired in midair for minor troubles. Such planes would...

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