Grumman Albatrossset Set New World Record



Grumman Albatross Set New World Record


SEPTEMBER 12--A Grumman Albatross, UF-2G, piloted by Lieutenant Commander D. E. Moore, climbed to 29,460 feet over Floyd Bennett Field, N.Y., and set a new world altitude record for amphibians carrying a 1,000 kilogram load. On the same day, Lieutenant Commander F. A. W. Franke, Jr., piloted the Albatross to a new record for amphibians with a 2,000 kilogram load with a climb to 27,380 feet.

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