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Sample of December 1911 News
More than 250 actual news stories appear in the December 1911 issue. Below is a sampling of a few days during December 1911. Individual editions are $9.95 plus postage.


MAKES AN ALTITUDE RECORD

     Paris, France - December 6, 1911 - The military dirigible balloon Adjutant Reau beat the world's altitude record for dirigibles today by ascending to a height of 7,053 feet. The altitude record for dirigibles has hitherto been held by the French balloon Clement-Bayard, which on Aug. 23, 1909, attained a height of 5,085 feet.
Source: The Chicago Illinois Daily Tribune

FLYING IN BIPLANE SHOOTS BLACKBIRDS

     Mineola, N.Y. - Dec. 8, 1911 - Flying in a biplane this afternoon, with Lee Hammond as pilot, William Simonson, an expert marksman, shot three blackbirds with as many shots form a 12-gauge shotgun which he carried. Two sparrows on a branch of a tree also fell victims to Simonson's marksmanship.
Source: The Pittsburg PA Dispatch

NEW AEROPLANE RECORD

     Johannnisthal, Germany - Dec. 8, 1911 - A new endurance record for an aeroplane flight with a passenger was achieved today by Herr Suvelack, the well known aviator, who stayed in the air for 4 hours and 23 minutes.
     The previous record was held by Herr Von Illner, who accomplished a flight with a passengers lasting 2 hours, 10 minutes, 55 seconds.
Source: The Brooklyn NY Daily Eagle

WIDOW OF PLATT TO OPERATE HYDROPLANE
With Latest Husband She Goes to San Diego Aviation School to Learn Mysteries of Air

     Los Angeles, Cal., Dec. 13, 1911 - Mrs. Lillian Janeway-Platt-Atwater, widow of the late Unites States Senator Platt of New York and bride of W.B. Atwater of New York, who, with her husband is now touring Southern California on their honeymoon, announced today that she expects to qualify next spring as the first woman hydroplane operator in America.
     Mr. Atwater, too, is an aviation enthusiast, and he claimed they were the first husband and wife to enter the aviation game together.
     The Atwater's will study at an aviation school in San Diego.
Source: The Tacoma Washington Daily Ledger


More than 250 actual news stories appear in the December 1911 issue. Above is a sampling of a few days of 1911. Individual editions are $9.95 plus postage.

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