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September 5, 1927

Quantity Production of Fairchild Pontoons

Quantity Production of Fairchild Pontoons

The New Sikorsky Flying Boat

The New Sikorsky Flying Boat

NEWS ARTICLES AND ITEMS

The 1927 Schneider Cup Race

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Quantity Production of Fairchild Pontoons

Quantity Production of Fairchild Pontoons

REALIZING THE increasing tendency of airplane manufacturers to buy their auxiliary equipment and to concentrate their manufacturing effort on the airplane itself, the Fairchild Aviation Corp. decided to engage in pontoons construction upon a production basis.

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The New Sikorsky Flying Boat

The New Sikorsky Flying Boat

S-36 is an Eight Seater Boat Powered With Two Wright Whirlwind J5C Engines and is Designed to be Fitted With a Land Chassis

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NEWS ARTICLES AND ITEMS

The 1927 Schneider Cup Race

THIS YEAR the Schneider Cup race will be held at Venice on Sept. 25 under the auspices of the Aero Club of Italy. The course as shown by the map is laid outside the lagoon of Venice, off the famous beach of Lido. The circuit consists of a triangle with obtuse angle having a perimeter of 50 km.
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NEWS ARTICLES AND ITEMS

Foreign Aeronautical News Notes

Italy is seeking to extend its commercial air operations to Berlin and other European centers. At present there are four lines: Brindisi-Athens-Constantinople; Rome-Venice-Vienna; Genoa-Palermo; and Turin-Trieste. These lines are operated by four different companies under special state concessions.
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Winning Balloon Races With Radio Aid

Winning Balloon Races with Radio Aid

AN ORDINARY radio receiving set proved of great assistance to Ward T. VanOrman and Walter Morton in winning the 1927 National balloon race. They floated across three states without seeing an inch of ground, because of dense clouds. Yet, thanks to their radio, they knew at all times where they were, and knew their exact position at the instant they landed near Hancock, Maine.

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Stock Control in Aircraft Manufacturing

Stock Control in Aircraft Manufacturing

MAINTAINING an accurate balance on the inflow of raw materials and the outgo of the finished product is highly essential to a reduction of costs in the manufacture of airplanes, according to D. M. Alexander, vice president and engineer in charge of production at the plant of the Alexander Aircraft Co., Denver, Col.

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The Pitcairn Mailwing

The Pitcairn Mailwing

A High Performance Mail and Express Carrying Plane Designed Around The Wright Whirlwind Engine and Equipped for Over-Night Service

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PUBLISHER'S NEWS LETTER

Publisher's News Letter

The influence of aviation on other arts is beginning to arouse an appreciable interest. In painting, the new perspectives of the airman are being placed on canvas, sometimes with startling effect. It has even been suggested that floor paintings would be evolved as the result of the modern tendency toward realism.
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Editorials

Editorials

HOW MANY airplane manufacturers there will be is a question almost as important as is the number of airplanes which will be produced. The capitalist investing in an airplane factory must judge not only the potential demand for his particular product but also whether his product can be manufactured more cheaply and better by a larger organization.
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AIRPORTS AND AIRWAYS

Boise, Idaho

Boise business men have organized the Southern Idaho Airways, Inc., Roy Trask, local Packard dealer, one of the livest wires among the incorporators, has announced. Commercial aviation for southern Idaho on a large scale, with Boise as a headquarters, is the goal of the corporation.

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