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TRANSATLANTIC FLIGHT.

ST. JOHN, April 16. Raynham has made a trial flight over land, arid has announced his machine is ready-for this Trans-Atlantic flight. It seems likeljj that Raynhamj and- Hawker- will fly simultaneously.

The St. John correspondent of-.the "New York Times"'states that RaynJiam has shown'his: confidence in his ability to fly the Atlantic by wagering £o0;000 "oh his success. Pvaynham has similarly bettod'on "Hawker's success. 4NEW YORK, April ,20. A telegram to the "New York limes" states that preparations are being made for the arrival of a HandleyPage aeroplane, which is expected from. England oh May 1 for the purpose of competing for the "Daily Mail" prize for ah Atlantic flight. The flight will be started from Conception^ Bay.

(Received April 22, 12.15 p.m.) NEW YORK, April 19. Captain E. F. White, of the United States Army, made a non-stop flight by aeroplane from Chicago to New York in six hours forJt_/ minutes, a distance of 727 miles:

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TRANSATLANTIC FLIGHT., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9590, 22 April 1919

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TRANSATLANTIC FLIGHT. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9590, 22 April 1919

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