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In 1928, Brock and Schlee made numerous flights around the country and flew a Wright-powered Bellanca in the National Air Tour that year. In September they were at Rockwell Field, San Diego, California, preparing for an endurance flight attempt. On October 1st, they landed after fifty-nine hours and eight minutes in the air in their Bellanca plane, forced down by a fuel leak, short of the sixty-four hour, twenty-five minute record. On January 7, 1929, they flew nonstop from Detroit to Miami, Florida, in nine hours, [[strikethrough]] 20 [[/strikethrough]] minutes. During that month Brock conducted the first flight tests of the new Verville air coach for the Verville Aircraft Company at Detroit. Later, Brock and Schlee became dealers for Lockheed, Bach, New Standard and Avro-Avian planes, and in October took over Canadian-American Airlines between Minneapolis-St. Paul and Winnipeg, Canada. In March, 1930, they opened the Arrowhead International Airways between Duluth, Wisconsin, and Isle Royal, Canada, and that month took the dealership for Driggs Skylark planes. In April they bought the JOhn R, Airport at Detroit and prepared to move their operations there. That spring they sold a Lockheed Vega plane to Crosley Radio Corporation, Cincinnati, Ohio and Brock flew his plane from Jacksonville, Florida, to San Diego, California, in thirteen hours, fifty-sex minutesm in a Wasp-powered Vega, They refueled and rested one hour, then flew back with one stop, in sixteen hours, fifty minutesm total flying time being thirty hours, forty-six minutes for the round trip. They also flew in the National Air Derby in August. Brock became a member of the Early Bird organization that year. The partnership had over-expanded and their business [[?]] up during the depression of the early 1930s. Following this Brock became personal pilot for former United States Senator George F, Garding at Chicago. WIth the Senator and a group of prominent Chicagoans, they toured numerous cities in the Unites States and Europe. During a flight from Washingtion D.C., to Chicago in late 1931, Brock ran
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