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Flying the Yangtze Gorges

Photo of the Yangtze Gorges looking over the tail of one of CNAC’s Loening Air Yachts, early 1930s Continue reading

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What was, at the time, the world’s most exciting undertaking – flying

The romance of those beautiful airplanes flying against the backdrop of 1930s China set a hook in my heart. Shirley’s stories and her father’s photos cracked open the world of expatriate China, and Shanghai, in the decade before Pearl Harbor. Continue reading

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