Transport: Transatlantic

For the comparatively few people in the U. S. who are in a hurry to fly across the Atlantic, this will be a tantalizing summer. Last week the upper component of the British Short-Mayo Composite, the seaplane Mercury ("The piggyback plane"), arrived in Foynes, Eire, after an uneventful round trip to Canada and the U. S. And last week off City Island, N. Y., the Lufthansa Nordmeer, flicked like a bug from the deck of its catapult ship, the Friesenland, skittered across to the Azores just after its colleague, the Nordwind, had skittered from...

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