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Clarence Chamberlin ship to shore flight...
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August 2, 1927
THE NEW YORK TIMES, August 2, 1927
* Aviator Clarence Chamberlin
* 1st ship to shore airplane flight
* Mail plane
The top of the front page has one column headings that include: "CHAMBERLIN SOARS FROM LINER IN RAIN; BRINGS MAIL ASHORE" "Lands At Curtiss Field" "Says His Feat Was Easy" and more. (see) Lengthy text continues on page 3 with 2 related photos. First report coverage on the first ship-to-shore flight, when he flew a mail plane to New York City from the deck of a ship 120 miles at sea. Historic report in aviation history.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete with all 44 pages, light toning at the margins, some spine wear, generally very nice.
Category: The 20th Century