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August 22, 1927

Descriptions of the Dole Derby Planes

Descriptions of the Dole Derby Planes

UNITED STATES AIR FORCES

United States Air Forces

The Lockheed "Vega" Commercial Plane

The Lockheed "Vega" Commercial Plane

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Descriptions of the Dole Derby Planes

Descriptions of the Dole Derby Planes

Majority of Entries Are Monoplanes With Landing Gears And Are Powered With Single Wright Whirlwind Engines

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UNITED STATES AIR FORCES

United States Air Forces

More than 1,700 Air Corps Reserve and National Guard officers, as well as R.O.T.C. students, will have attended the various Army aviation training camps when the 1927 summer instruction season, now at its height, closes in September. These courses of training give war-time pilots, who are no longer in the Regular Army, an opportunity to keep themselves in flying trim, and also teach civil and commercial fliers the principles of military aviation.
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The Lockheed "Vega" Commercial Plane

The Lockheed "Vega" Commercial Plane

High Lift Wing Monoplane With Monocoque Fuselage, No External Bracing and Powered With a Single Wright Whirlwind Engine

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AIRPORTS AND AIRWAYS

Dallas, Tex.

With aviation advancing at such a rapid pace, Dallas feels particularly fortunate indeed, at the action of its city government in making Love Field municipally owned. Not only did the city fathers purchase the field itself, but they decided to bring the field up to the very highest standard in equipment and condition.
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PUBLISHER’S NEWS LETTER

Publisher’s News Letter

In the statistical summary of the results of the last three months’ air mail traffic is hidden a fact of the greatest importance for air transport progress. It may now be definitely asserted that carrying mail and goods by air can be commercial -—that is, make not only expenses but profits.
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NEWS ARTICLES AND ITEMS

Four Day Postponement of the Dole Derby

Agreement among the nine entrants on the ground at Oakland Airport, Calif, late Thursday, Aug. 11, resulted in a voluntary postponement of the start of the Dole Derby to Hawaii for prizes totalling $35,000. The flight was put off until noon of the following Tuesday, Aug. 16; all the entrants or their proxies signing an agreement to forfeit all claim to the prizes should they take off prior to the hour fixed.
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NEWS ARTICLES AND ITEMS

German Airmen Establish a New World’s Endurance Flight Record

Edzard and Risticz Keep Junkers J-33-L Plane in Air for 52 Hr. 53 Min. 11 Sec.

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Air Mail Facts and Figures

Air Mail Facts and Figures

Service Shows Notable Monthly Increase

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Side Slips

Side Slips

We are glad to say that our efforts along the lines of aeronautical education for artists are finally beginning to show results. The illustrator of a flying story in the recent issue of a popular magazine really made an excellent job of his flying boats and we congratulate him.

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The National Airplane Model Contest

The National Airplane Model Contest

Plans and preparations are now well under way for the national airplane model contest for boys and girls to be held at Memphis, Tenn., on Saturday Oct. 8, under the auspices of the American Playground and Recreation Association with offices at 315 Fourth Ave., New York City.
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