Tuesday, November 13, 2007

Schneider Gains St. Louis

Schneider Gains St. Louis.

Junior pilot flies from Columbus, Ohio in 3 hours 43 minutes.

St. Louis, August 15, 1930 (Associated Press) Eddie Schneider who is attempting to set a new junior transcontinental air record, landed at Lambert - St. Louis Field at 7:04 P. M. , Central Standard Time, today from Columbus, Ohio. Schneider reported that the trip was uneventful. He left there at 3:21 P. M. Schneider's flying time since leaving Westfield, New Jersey has been 8 hours and 38 minutes, The youthful airman said he would spend the night here, probably leaving for Wichita, Kansas, tomorrow morning.

Source: New York Times; August 16, 1930; page 28

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