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February 21, 1927

The Heat Treatment of Duralumin

The Heat Treatment of Duralumin

The Deruluft Airline to Moscow

The Deruluft Airline to Moscow

Aeronautics Branch Appropriations Analyzed

Aeronautics Branch Appropriations Analyzed

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The Heat Treatment of Duralumin

The Heat Treatment of Duralumin

Lieut. Comdr. (CC), U.S.N. WHEN CERTAIN light aluminum alloys are heat treated, quenched and aged there is considerable improvement in their tensile properties. This remarkable phenomena was first discovered in the ease of duralumin by Wilm and has been described at length by him and by others.

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The Deruluft Airline to Moscow

The Deruluft Airline to Moscow

Diary of the Night Flying Trip from Berlin to Capital of Soviet Russia

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Aeronautics Branch Appropriations Analyzed

Aeronautics Branch Appropriations Analyzed

Senator Bingham Shows Curtailments in Aeronautics Program of Department of Commerce Necessitated by Cuts in Budget Estimates.

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UNITED STATES AIR FORCES

United States Air Forces

Winter maneuvers at Ottawa and Montreal, Canada, gave the First Pursuit Group, stationed at Selfridge Field, the most severe trials under Winter flying conditions, that it has yet experienced. The 1,100 mile trip across the border this year was substituted for the usual two weeks stay at Camp Skell near Oscoda, Mich.

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PUBLISHER’S NEWS LETTER

Publisher’s News Letter

It was supposed that the passage of a Federal law regulating aircraft, airdromes, air navigation facilities and pilots would stop the various states from passing further aircraft regulatory measures. In fact, one of the chief arguments used by the supporters of Federal regulation was the necessity of having only one code and one inspecting staff.

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Side Slips

Side Slips

In describing the proposed visit to the Americas by Commander de Pinedo, of the Italian Air Force, the newspapers state: “His itinerary is not fixed and he may enter the United States either at Charleston, from Cuba, or at New Orleans, from Mexico.

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AIRPORTS AND AIRWAYS

Wichita, Kans.

Alonzo Cape, general manager of the Alaska Airways, Inc., of Anchorage, Alaska, was in Wichita recently, completing deal with the Travel Air Company for three planes to be put in service in Alaska. The planes will leave here Feb. 15 for Anchorage, where three months full capacity booking awaits them.

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The New Travel Air Cabin Plane

The New Travel Air Cabin Plane

Wichita Aircraft Company Produces Cabin Mo noplane for N.A.T. for Use on Mail Routes

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AIRPORTS AND AIRWAYS

Cincinnati, Ohio

T. Higbee Embry, president of the Embry-Riddle Company, Waco distributors, was married on Feb. 1, to Miss Ruth Alice Miller of Dayton, Ohio. Another good flier gone wrong! The wedding took place at the home of the bride and among those in attendance were John Raul Riddle, Embry’s partner in business, and his wife.

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Editorial

The New Air Mail Rates

THE NEW air mail rate of 10 cents per half ounce between all points within the United States, regardless of distance and route, seems destined to have a very marked bearing upon the extent to which the air mail facilities are going to be used in the future by the public.
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