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September 26, 1927

Wright Whirlwind Engine Production

Wright Whirlwind Engine Production

The “Ville de Paris”

The “Ville De Paris”

Air Cooled Engine Development

Air Cooled Engine Development

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Wright Whirlwind Engine Production

Wright Whirlwind Engine Production

ONLY A short time ago the attention of the world was centered on one of the greatest individual feats in the history of mankind—the pioneer trans-Atlantic flight of Col. Charles Lindbergh on May 21. This intrepid flier, when questioned about his flight, referred to the chief actors as “WE”, which we can interpret as the human element and the mechanical element.

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The “Ville de Paris”

The “Ville De Paris”

New Sikorsky Plane, Model S-37, Built for Rene Fonck, is an All-Metal Sesquiplane of Open Work Construction and is Powered With Two Gnome Rhone Jupiter 500 Hp. Engines

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Air Cooled Engine Development

Air Cooled Engine Development

THE RECENT striking successes of the Wright “Whirlwind” engine following closely on its almost universal use for a wide variety of purposes, have brought to mind many rather interesting reflections on the development of air cooled engines in general.

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AIRPORTS AND AIRWAYS

Milwaukee, Wis.

The Mid-West Airways Company of this city incorporated recently. Signers of the articles are Edward M. Knaup, James H. Knaup, and V. A. Zimmerman. The new concern will operate airplanes, maintain landing fields, and carry passengers and freight.

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AIRPORTS AND AIRWAYS

Cincinnati, Ohio

Lieut. Hugh Watson states that the summer of this year has proved to be one of the most successful passenger-carrying seasons Watson Airport has ever enjoyed. The crowds visiting this popular Blue Ash flying field have become larger and larger on each succeeding Sunday and it is not an uncommon sight to see 5,000 to 10,000 people in the field enclosure.

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PUBLISHER’S NEWS LETTER

Publisher’s News Letter

The staggering losses of the last few weeks in aeronautical ventures brings to the mind of everyone the ultimate purpose of stunt flying and the result it achieves. While AVIATION does not ordinarily print news of crashes or fatalities, it does feel that the list below is more than just a column of saddening memories of a group of the finest types of pilots that have ever lived.
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NEWS ARTICLES AND ITEMS

America Wins Gordon Bennett Balloon Race

E. J. Hill and A. G. Schlosser Pilot the “Detroit” for a Distance of 725 Mi.

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AIRPORTS AND AIRWAYS

Fargo, N. D.

The people of Fargo, even though they are not in the midst of aviation activities, are not content to read what others are doing, but are carrying out their ideas in a systematic manner. The Fargo Aeronautic Club (the first of its type in the state) was organized in the spring and has a membership of about 500 at present.

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United States Air Forces

The War Department has been notified of the emergency use of an air ambulance in transporting Private William Fletcher, 12th Cavalry, Fort Brown, Brownsville, Tex., to the station hospital at Fort Sam Houston, Tex., recently. Fort Brown medical authorities who examined Private Fletcher were of the opinion that a trip by train would be too painful and trying for the injured man and, therefore, requested air transportation.
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AIRPORTS AND AIRWAYS

Rochester, N. Y.

Western New York’s first aviation exhibit sponsored by the Rochester Flying Club at the Exposition Park, Rochester, recently drew thousands of people from all parts of this state and Canada and received a number of favorable comments from prominent citizens.

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