National Geographic : 1951 Dec
( National Geographic Society + Hawaiian Swimmers Decked with Leis Cut a Cake High in the Air Flying at 15,000 feet above the Pacific, the team mates assembled in the lounge to eat a cake baked by their host. Pan American World Airways. Later, in Detroit, they competed in an AAU meet, placing third. They gave hula shows to raise funds for the trip. Kodachromes by J. Baylor lobcrts S Day Breaks over the Pacific; Pilot Talks with the Mainland Author aboard, the plane heads for San Francisco. From that port Mr. Bumstead ended his 31,000-mile trip in three cross-country hops. In Chicago, two and one-half hours from New York. he missed plane con nections the first and only time in 30 flights.