RUSSIA Flight Covers
1929 (7 Aug) - special flight from Moscow to New York City to promote Soviet Aviation. The flight paralleled the Trans-Siberian RR to Khabarovsk and northeast to Seward, Alaska, to Seattle and the East Coast. The plane - "Land of the Soviets" covered the distance of 13,300 miles in 70 days. Only 10 covers were carried on the "Land of the Soviets", nine to New York (another to Seattle), v.f.