Exploration: Earhart, Hindenburg
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Tomboy aviatrix breaks three marks
LOS ANGELES, Feb. 11, 1929 (UP) - Miss Bobby Trout, 18-year-old "Tomboy," who took up flying to avoid dishwashing, broke three world's aviation records here today.
Graf Zeppelin approaching U.S. West Coast
By GEORGE D. CRISSEY, United Press Staff Correspondent
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 24, 1929 (UP) -- Swinging sharply to the south so that storms would not endanger its flight, the Graf Zeppelin was progressing steadily tonight toward the Pacific coast on the third leg of its around-the-world flight.
Byrd plane speeds on to South Pole, radios "All's well"
NEW YORK, Nov. 29, 1929 (UP) -- Commander Richard E. Byrd has started upon his flight for the South Pole, which, if it succeeds, will make every other flying achievement seem simple.
Piccard's high-level balloon reported seen over Italy
INNSBRUCK, Austria, May 27, 1931 (UP) - The Innsbruck airdrome reported the experimental balloon of Prof. Auguste Piccard drifting in a changing wind over the northern part of Italy tonight.
Piccard's high-level balloon tossed by Alpine winds
AUGSBURG, Bavaria, May 27, 1931 (UP) - Two men in an aluminum ball, suspended from a great balloon, were tossed erratically by the winds over the Bavarian Alps tonight.
Piccard's balloon expedition lands safely with data intact
GURGL, Austria, May 28, 1931 (UP) - The balloon expedition of Prof. Auguste Piccard into the stratosphere above the known layers of atmosphere around the earth came to a successful conclusion today on a high glacier near the Austro-Italian frontier.
Post and Gatty To land in Cleveland; close to New York goal
By United Press
Some time this afternoon between 3 and 5 o'clock the two men who almost have completed the greatest journey ever undertaken by man will reach Cleveland.
American aviators contemplate Tokyo-to-Seattle hop
TOKYO, Sept.19, 1931 (UP) -- While silence shrouded the movements of Don Moyle and Cecil Allen, unsuccessful transpacific flyers, tonight, Col. and Mrs. Charles A. Lindbergh were in China and two other American aviators, Clyde Pangborn and Hugh Herdon jr., were contemplating a non-stop flight from Tokyo to Seattle.
Husband "extremely proud" of Earhart solo flight
NEW YORK, May 21, 1932 (UP) - George Palmer Putnam, husband of Amelia Earhart Putnam, today said he was "extremely proud, and who wouldn't be" of the flight of his wife from Newfoundland to Ireland.
Amelia Earhart flies solo across the Atlantic, Newfoundland to Ireland
LONDON, May 21, 1932 (UP) - Amelia Earhart Putnam today became the first of her sex to make a solo flight of the Atlantic when she put her red monoplane down in a pasture near Londonderry, Ireland, after an adventurous flight from Harbor Grace, N.F.
Amelia Earhart tells of battling fire and fog across Atlantic
By AMELIA EARHART, as told to the United Press
LONDONDERRY, Ireland, May 21, 1932 (UP) - I am very, very happy to have completed the flight this far, but I am sorry I did not reach Paris.
Photographer, Austrian flyer killed returning from Ireland
STRANRAER, Scotland, May 22, 1932 (UP) - Victor Barton, staff photographer of the London Daily Sketch, and Philot Irwin Napier Clarke, an Austrian famed for his war-time air service, were killed today when their monoplane crashed near the coast, ten miles south of Stranraer.
Amelia Earhart smile wins hearts of new friends in Ireland
By CECIL MILLIGAN
LONDONDERRY, Ireland, May 22, 1932 (UP) - Amelia Earhart Putnam smiled her way to a warm spot in the hearts of the Irish people during the day she spent here at the conclusion of her transatlantic flight.
Two British fliers set non-stop flight record
CAPETOWN, South Africa, Feb. 8, 1933 (UP) -- Two British royal air force fliers brought their big monoplane down at Walvis Bay, on the west coast of Africa 800 miles north of Capetown today, after setting a new world's straight-line distance record on a flight from London.
Earhart completes first solo flight between Hawaii and US mainland
OAKLAND AIRPORT, OAKLAND, Cal., Jan. 12, 1935 (UP) - Amelia Earhart brought her trim red monoplane to earth at 4:30 P.M., New York time, today, completing the first solo flight ever made between the Hawaiian Islands and the American mainland.
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