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Augustus Orlebar breaks air speed record...

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September 11, 1929

NEW YORK TIMES, September 11, 1929 

* Augustus Orlebar - Air Vice Marhsal
* Royal Air Force officer - pilot
* Supermarine S.6 seaplane - airplane
* Breaks World air speed record

The front page has one column headings: "BRITISH PILOT FLIES 355 MILES AN HOUR" "A. H. Orlebar, Schneider Captain, Sets World Record in Plane That Won Trophy" and more. (see) Nice to have on the front page of this famous NYC title.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 60 pages, minor irregularity along the spine, nice condition

Category: The 20th Century