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AVIATION.

HAWKER'S PLANS.

ST. JOHNS (Newfoundland), April 1. Hawker proposes to leave St. Johns at four, o'clock in the afternoon and hopes to arrive' at Brookland at four the next afternoon. The total skying time will be nineteen hours. A boatshaped, fuselage will support the aeroplane if an ocean descent is 'forced. Food will be carried sufficient for forty-eight hours. On a former flight of nine .hours in the same aeroplane, .140 gallons of gasoline" were consumed, just one-third of the tank capacity.

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AVIATION., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9585, 12 April 1919

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AVIATION. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9585, 12 April 1919

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