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FAMOUS FLYER TAKES PARENTS ON FIRST
f WENTY-FIVE-MILE AIR JAUNT
Santa Ana, Cal., Dec. 13. "Oh, we I
had a delightful ride," said Mrs. Mar
"Immense," added "Mr. Martin.
"Weren't you afraid?"-
"Not a bit!"
Thus the parents of Glenn Martin,
famous aviator and aeroplane manu
facturer, told of their1 recent 25-mile
ride from Santa Ana to Long Beach'
in their son's new four-passenger bi
plane. "The whole town? came outto see
us start," continued. Mrs. Martin.
"Yes," beamed MrrMartin, "it was
as good as a circus. The photograph
ers from all the- papers were there
Glenn Martin, famous aviator, seated with his parents in his .new four
passenger biplane, at the finish of a recent 25-mile flight. Upper is Mrs.
Martin, who encouraged her son to take up flying.
and everybody cheered. When we I never have had such a good time,
got to Long Beach it seemed that "We were 1 500 feet high most of
half the towir came to .see-us land. I the tinue-and there wasn't a bit of
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