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Jets Smash Speed Record Three Times New York, May 25. —^Records are made to be broken in the jet age. ':'-••, '•••'.•.-.: . ' . A Navy F4H8 Phantom jet Eighter screamed across the coun- ;ry from Los Angeles to Brook- yn Wednesday in three hours and :hree minutes, breaking the old xanscontinental mark of 3:07:43 set .by the Air Force in 1957. But seven minutes later, another Navy Phantom jet, its drag parachute buffeting in the wind, touched down to set an even faster cross-country record of two hours and 57 minutes'. And seven minutes after that, another record was set, the last of the day, when a third Phantom jet made the same 2,445.9 mfle lop in two hours, 47 minutes and 17 seconds. The sonic boom from the fast- moving jets was heard in this area on three occasions yesterday afternoon as they apparently .passed over Huntingdon County on the coast to coast flight. The Daily News received several calls from persons inquiring a< Continued on Page Seventeen) redevelopment which control, the for take board at a

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  1. The Daily News,
  2. 25 May 1961, Thu,
  3. Page 1

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