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"Record Duration Flight"
Knoxville Journal and Tribune,
Knoxville, Tennessee: June 25, 1914,
Transcribed by Bob Davis - 3-3-03
"Johannisthal, Germany, June 24. - A world's record for a duration flight was made today at the aerodrome here by Gustav Basser, a German airman. He remained in the air for 18 hours and 10 minutes. The best previous record was made by Bruno Langer on February 3 - an uninterrupted flight lasting 14 hours and 7 minutes."

     If you search for "Bruno Langer" +aviation, using the Google search engine, (3-5-07), you will find about 8 relevant links. .
The Development of Military Night Aviation to 1919
      On page 16 of this 164 page article by William Edward Fischer, Jr., you will find the following revue of Langer's exploits:

"On 3 February 1914, Langer flew an incredible 14 hours and seven minutes nonstop, setting a new duration record . Not to be outdone, Ingold departed Mulhouse in Alsace, four days later for a long-distance flight . Flying near the Allgau mountains in the dark, he "perceived on the horizon a light which drew him like a moth"-Munich. Ingold landed his Aviatik biplane there after flying 16 hours and 20 minutes and covering 1, 700 kilometers. Langer quickly reciprocated with another attempt on 11 February, leaving Johannistal aerodrome in a Roland biplane loaded with 655 liters of gas and 60 liters of oil . On landing at Kreuz near Posen, Langer was only 20 minutes short of tying the record . 42"

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     This website offers two messages which confirm the death of Langer. You can access the page by clicking on the title above.

"19.10.1914 ( ns ) FFA 31 uffz. Bruno Langer KIA near Uszczonow"
from WarChron website

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