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For the original edition of this book, see The Mystery of the Flying Express (original text).

Mystery of the Flying Express
House name Franklin W. Dixon
Ghostwriter Vincent Buranelli[1]
Outline Andrew E. SvensonCite error: Closing </ref> missing for <ref> tag.
Cover artist Rudy Nappi
Publication information
Publisher Grosset & Dunlap
Producer Stratemeyer Syndicate
Publication date 1970
Media type Hardcover
Pages 177
ISBN ISBN 0-448-08920-3
Series The Hardy Boys
Preceded by The Disappearing Floor
Followed by The Clue of the Broken Blade


Mystery of the Flying Express is the 20th book in The Hardy Boys series. It was first published in 1941, as The Mystery of the Flying Express, and the revised and re-named edition was published in 1970. Both editions were published by Grosset & Dunlap.

Plot summary

The new hydrofoil, the Flying Express, is a high risk to sabotage, after her owner's business enemies stir up trouble in the public, so Frank and Joe Hardy are asked to guard the hydrofoil on her maiden trip. The brothers are soon involved in a much more complicated case then they expected, battling a gang of criminals, that operate by the signs of the Zodiac.


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Foreign Editions

  • Collins issued Mystery of The Flying Express as the 51st volume in their Hardy Boys series in 1980.[2]


  1. Who Wrote the Hardy Boys? at
  2. Please see A Figure in Hiding, section "Foreign Editions", for more information.

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