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Carl Ruby Pearl John Mary Edria G. Leonard Albert Roan. Green-street. Atlanta, Wash., 81 near Minnesota. New Bat Wings Are to Undergo Gliding Test LANSING, Mich., . (UP) A Michigan farm youth, 21-year-old Charles Zmuda, hopes to leap from an airplane and glide to earth on artificial wings without the aid of a parachute. Zmuda is a member of an aerial circus, owned by Capt. Arthur Davis of Lansing. Davis believes that because of improved equipment and technique Zmuda will be able to dispense with the parachute, used by all bat-wing flyers, within a year or two. Zmuda was a close friend of Clements A. Sohn of Lansing, nationally known bat-wing artist, who was killed in an exhibition in Paris, in 1937. Shortly after Sohn met death trying the perilous feat, Zmuda made his first flight. This year he is trying a new stunt which he believes, marks another step toward his ultimate goal. Wearing a new set of wings, he leaps from a moving truck and is towed 40 feet in the air by a long tow rope. Zmuda spent the first eight years of his life on a farm. Most of the time since then he has been with the aerial circuit. He is 6 feet tall and weighs 190 pounds. ful terested system. Mr. health however, his a-hij had Those wife, Tts-chner, brothers, of bcsideK friends. tomorrow Stephens pastor, conducting be The this Rattlesnakes, of went because the dying of thrusting

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  1. Macon Chronicle-Herald,
  2. 06 Aug 1938, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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