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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 04, 1911, Image 21

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MELVIN VANIMAN- IN 'HIS BIG- AIR BOAT WILL'
ATTEMPT TO CROSS ATLANTIC IN FOUR DAYS
Combined horsepower, 280
Investment, $100,000.
Diameter 47 feet.
Length'258 feet.
Three engines.
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Melvin Vaniman Looking up 'at
-His Air-Boat
The Big Dirigible "Akron"
.Emerging Prom the Hangar.
Daring Aviator-Has Ingenious
Device to Ballast With Sea
water is .rceaay ior inai
Flights.
Atlantic City, Nov. '2. Vani
man will cross the Atlantic in the
dirigible balloon "Akron" this
fall.- Vaniman says so. '
Sneer, at gas-bag navigation of
the air if you will. But talk to
Vaniman ten minutes and be. con
vinced thair the foth'comtnc:
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