November 15, 1926

Commercial Aviation in the National Defense

The Fliers’ Aspects of Aerography

The Arrow Commercial Airplanes

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Commercial Aviation in the National Defense

The Armament Used on Military Aircraft

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The Fliers’ Aspects of Aerography

The Water Vapor in Free Air

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The Arrow Commercial Airplanes

A Two-Seater Sport Plane and a Five-Seater Commercial Machine
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United States Air Forces

The FB airplane which Lieutenant Cuddihy piloted to victory in the open fighting plane race at Philadelphia, Sept. 11, was flown over the measured speed course at Anacostia after its return from Philadelphia,. On the triangular 12mile race course Lieutenant Cuddihy averaged nearly 180.5 m.p.h.
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N.a.t. Contracts with American Express

New Plan National in Scope.
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Editorials

Last Minute Thoughts on the Schneider Cup BY THE time this issue of AVIATION appears, the international race for the Jacques Schneider Cup will have taken place and either Italy or the United States will hold the seaplane speed honors for 1926, in this great contest.
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Huff Daland Airplanes Expands

Edgar N. Gott Becomes President of Company with Increased Capitalization.
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Kansas City, Mo.

Denver, Colo.

The arrival at Denver of the North Pole Fokker on its tour of the country was given much front page publicity locally, rousing the interest of the public to such an extent that when the famous plane clipped into Lowry Field an enormous crowd of flying enthusiasts greeted its pilot and passengers.

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Kansas City, Mo.

Boston, Mass.

The first suspension of a commercial pilot’s license, under the Massachusetts air code, took place Nov. 5, when Registrar of Motor Vehicles Frank Goodwin suspended the license of Adolph Backstrum, who had been guilty of flying low over the football .crowds leaving the Harvard Stadium, Saturday afternoon in a lighted plane advertising stunt.

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Side Slips

Noting that Philadelphia, Los Angeles County, California and several other communities are establishing aerial police forces, H.H.F. Jr. writes in to describe a similar police force he saw portrayed in the movies about a year ago. It seems that the bandits were attempting to escape in the open country with the booty and the beauty when they were spied by the formation of police planes.

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