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3. We started out the next morning for San Diego. We flew west toward the mountains and covered approximately half the distance in 1 hour and 16 min., when the wind velocity became greater than the speed of the machine, so we turned back for El Centro and landed 18 minutes later. The wind continued to blow and the sand and dust on the western side of the desert grew so thick that visibility was impossible, so we waited until the next morning and flew to San Diego in 70 min. The flight from San Diego to Long Beach the same morning took 100 min. We stopped at Earl Dougherty's Flying Field at Long Beach, California, for about two weeks and during this time visited all this part of California. In the vicinity of Los Angeles we visited ten different aviation fields. While in California we landed at San Diego, Long Beach, Venice, Pasedena, Hollywood, Los Angeles, Glendale, Sera Madre, Bakersfield, Fresno, Madero, Modesto, Sacremento, Woodland, Oakland, Redwood, San Francisco, and Lebec. To those who have visited California, the advantage will be realized of visiting this wonderful country with a remarkable climate and talked of scenery by the air route, seeing it all from every angle with speed and comfort, thus avoiding the tiresome, dusty, and troublesome automobile, stage, or railroad travel. 32 hours - in landing [[??]] Train - 70 hrs obent 24 not " " "
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