Recovered, he dashed in pursuit of the woman.“It sounds good to me!” urged Larry, turning to his chums.
125“And this is Friday!” he murmured.
Bending forward Dick began to rummage in a compartment built in his section of the seating space.
And, as later, he and Larry resumed their places in the amphibian, Larry’s captive remained under guard on the tug.
260Learning to warm up the engine, to check up on instruments, to keep the ship level while taxiing down the field to head into the wind, to make the turn, either in stiff wind or gentle breeze, so that the wind did not tip the craft and scrape wingtips—these and a dozen other things he acquired in several early lessons.
“Well, I don’t say not to follow them. But I do say let’s take our time. Isn’t there some way we can work out so they won’t be likely to discover us?”
:Then they went into the hangar and Mr. Whiteside, listening to Dick’s report, from Sandy, of Jeff’s movements, swung his flashlamp around.
“Anyhow, they discovered the false emeralds and tried to destroy them.” Sandy was more confident at Larry’s acceptance of his ideas.
“And he told us, on the beach, he’d been here this morning,” Sandy whispered to himself. “I fixed up Atley’s old short-wave radio, in the old house—and I’ve been getting dope from the yacht the last couple of nights. In about an hour we’ll take off, fly out beyond the lighthouse and patrol.”
A footrace against a flying ship was novel enough; but the maneuver of the amphibian was still more strange. It was baffling to Sandy.。
Across to one of its longer sides he led them.。