Crack US pilot, Captain Hawks, makes record flight in 9 1/2 hours. Breakfast in London,?
SLATE INFORMATION: 1,800 Miles in a Day
ENGLAND: London: Heston Aerodrome:
Captain Frank M Hawks (Aviator, pilot) along to plane ("Texaco 13" (NR1313), and climbs aboard
Plane taking off to BV (morning)
Hawks' plane landing at aerodrome after travelling record breaking 1,800 miles
Captain Hawkes (in cockpit) interviewed SOT
- saying he has parcel from Italy
- comparing Rocky Mountains to Alps
Background: Crack US pilot, Captain Hawks, makes record flight in 9 1/2 hours. Breakfast in London, lunch in Rome, and back for tea. In a hurry., having reached Rome in 4 1/2 hours, the 'Human Bullet' shoots back to London.
Aviation / aeroplanes / Frank Monroe Hawks (March 28, 1897 - August 23, 1938) / Personalities / Records / Americans / Great Britain / Italy