Daily Flight Information:
The American & Italian World Flight teams will fly to Greenland together as soon as the American planes are repaired and the weather clears.
Repairs Completed on World Cruisers
by Lt. L. P. Arnold, "Chicago", Mechanic
We were up & ready for the Richmond [US Navy Cruiser] at 6:00 a.m. -- had the weather been good the spares would have been sent in by plane but the wind was great & the waters rough, so the boat came in & anchored about 9:00.
We soon had the parts ashore bit the water was too rough to work on the planes & we spent the time talking with the crew & newspaper men. About 8 in the evening the wind died out & we went to work -- #4 [New Orleans] was finished about 10:00 but we had unexpected trouble [with #2 "Chicago"] & it was 2:30 a.m. when we finished -- and no dinner.
When we start the ships will be lined up thusly:
Richmond - 90 miles
Reid #292 - 115 miles
Billingsley #293 - 140 miles
Barrey - 150 miles
Raleigh - 160 miles
Greenland Coast - 70 miles
Fredriksdal - 60 miles