Transport: Douglas

Last week a stock model Douglas transport plane zipped across the U. S. from Los Angeles to Newark in 12 hr. 3 min. It made but one stop—at Kansas City. Although it failed by nearly two hours to equal the coast-to-coast time of Roscoe Turner's racing plane, it broke the transport record and clearly showed that a 12-hr, transcontinental passenger service is possible, if not yet practical.

Few days later the record-breaking Douglas was scheduled to make a dawn-to-dusk round-trip flight between Newark and Lines' new Miami to high-speed inaugurate schedules Eastern...

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