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Left to right: Lewis Yancey, Emile Burgin, Zeh Bouck sit on the pontoon of the sea plane Pilot Radio before seeking to make a monumental flight over the ocean from New York to Bermuda in 1930. They landed half way on the ocean, slept, then resumed the flight to Bermuda were they were not greeted with threats fo fines. Later publicity of their flight afforded them better treatment.

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ERIC WIBERG: Historic plane falls short of ambitious goal in Exuma

IN 1930, two significant historical aircraft, one with a life-long crippled man as radio operator, the other with a single-handing Australian aviatrix, crashed in The Bahamas, in Andros and Exuma.


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