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Flying boats record flight to Hawaii...



Item # 647632

January 12, 1934

THE NEW YORK TIMES, January 12, 1934

* United States Navy flying boats
* Airplanes flight record flight to Hawaii


The top of the front page has a two column headline: "SIX NAVAL PLANES REACH HONOLULU IN RECORD FLIGHT" with subheads. First report coverage on page 4 with related map.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 48 pages, light even toning, minor spine wear, nice condition.

wikipedia notes: A flight of six United States Navy Consolidated P2Y flying boats sets a new distance record for formation flying of 2,400 miles between San Francisco, and Pearl Harbor, Territory of Hawaii. They also set a new speed record for this crossing of 24 hours 35 minutes.

Category: The 20th Century

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