DT-2 torpedo plane, set distance and duration marks
JUNE 6--Planes and pilots of Aircraft Squadrons, Battle Fleet, established seven world records for Class C seaplanes at San Diego, Calif., as follows: Lieutenant (jg) M. A. Schur, in a DT-2 torpedo plane, set the speed record for 500 kilometers at 72 m.p.h. Lieutenant H. T. Stanley, in an F5L patrol plane, set distance and duration records with a payload of 250 kilograms at 574.75 miles and 10 hours, 23 minutes, 58 seconds.
Lieutenant H. E. Halland, in an F5L patrol plane, set distance and duration records with a 500-kilogram payload at 466 miles and 7 hours, 35 minutes, 54 seconds. Lieutenant R. L. Fuller, in a DT-2 torpedo plane, set distance and duration marks with a 1,000-kilogram payload at 205.2 miles and 2 hours, 45 minutes, 9 seconds.
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