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Charles Ulm England to Australia flight record....

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October 20, 1933

THE NEW YORK TIMES, October 20, 1933

* Pioneer Australian aviator Charles Ulm
* New airplane flight speed record set

The top of the back page has a one column photo of Australian aviator pioneer Charles Ulm with heading: "Makes New Air Record" Also a one column heading: "Ulm Sets New Mark For Australia Flight" with subhead. (see) First report coverage on Ulm setting a new speed record airplane flight from England to Australia.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 38 pages, this is the rare rag edition that was produced on very high quality newsprint, with a high percentage of cotton & linen content, allowing the issues to remain very white & sturdy into the present. Given the subscription cost, libraries & institutions rather than individuals were the primary subscribers of these high-quality editions. Nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century