Wiley Post Sets New Record

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Wiley Post Sets New Record
(7/1/31)On July 1st, Wiley Post completed a flight around the world. The flight lasted 8 days and 15 hours. Wiley flew a Lockheed Vega Monoplane, the "Winnie Mae." Wiley left Roosevelt Field on June 23rd. His first stop was at Harbor Grace, Newfoundland. He also stopped in Chester, England; Hanover and Berlin, Germany; Moscow, Omsk, Novosibirsk, Irkutsk, Blagoveshchensk and Khabarovsk, all in the Soviet Union; Nome, Alaska; and Edmonton, Canada. He then flew to Cleveland, and back to New York.