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FREEDOM OF FLIGHT -5- SOUND: ENGINE COUGHS OUT WRIGHT: All right, Lieutenant? LAHM: Excellent Landing, Mr. Wright. I've stopped the watch at one hour, twelve minutes and forty seconds. WRIGHT: If that's so, you've just experienced the longest airplane ride to date, Lieutenant. Do you think that will satisfy the War Department? LAHM: Here's somebody who can answer that better than I. MAJOR: (FADES ON BREATHLESS) Gentlemen, gentlemen, are you safe? WRIGHT: Yes, thank you, Major. MAJOR: President Taft asks me to convey his personal congratulations to the inventor, Mr. Wright, and to the first military flyer, the Lieutenant, you Frank Lahm! MUSIC: TAGS AND BRIDGE ANN'CR: Probably no flyer knows better what progress has been made in military aviation than our guest tonight, Orville Wright's flying friend, the Army's first aviator, Major General retired, Frank P. Lahm. General Lahm! A ONE MINUTE AVIATION ADDRESS BY MAJOR GENERAL FRANK LAHM MUSIC: BRIDGE AND SEGUE SOUND: MULTI-ENGINED ROAR REGISTER AND DIP
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