Thursday, October 11, 2007

Eddie August Scheider (1911-1940) in the Van Wert Daily Bulletin of Van Wert, Ohio on August 27, 1930

Waving a cheery hello, Eddie Schneider, 18-year-old Jersey City youth quits his Cessna monoplane on completion of hs record flight from Los Angeles, California. Schneider's time of 26 hours and 38 1/2 minutes for the eastward coast-to-coast trip broke the late Frank Goldsborough's junior record by 1 hour and 29 1/2 minutes. Schneider now holds both junior records. His time for the westward flight is 29 hours and 21 minutes. (International Newsreels)

Source: Van Wert Daily Bulletin; Van Wert, Ohio; August 27, 1930