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October 10, 1927

The 1927 National Air Races

The 1927 National Air Races

The Travel Air Transport Monoplane

The Travel Air Transport Monoplane

Travel Air History

Travel Air History

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The 1927 National Air Races

The 1927 National Air Races

OLD TIME aviators, followers of aviation events as well as recent converts to the art are all loud in their praises of the highly interesting and exceptionally well conducted program of the 1927 National Air Races, held at Felts Field, Spokane, Wash., during the week of Sept. 19-25.
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The Travel Air Transport Monoplane

The Travel Air Transport Monoplane

Type 5000, Which Has Twice Been Flown Successfully From California to Hawaii, is Powered With a Wright Whirlwind and Carries a Full Load of 3600 Lb. at 123 M.P.H.

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Travel Air History

Travel Air History

ON THE outside wall of a secluded planing mill in an unfrequented part of Wichita, Kan., is a faded sign reading “Travel Air, Inc.” Within this building was the beginning of the airplane manufacturing concern bearing that name, as recently as January, 1925.
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The Central States “Monocoupe”

The Central States “Monocoupe”

Small Two Place Closed Cabin Monoplane Powered With a 75 Hp. Detroit Air-Cat Engine Has a High Speed of 102 M.P H. and a Stalling Speed of 48 M.P.H.

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The New England Aviation Exposition

The New England Aviation Exposition

MORE THAN ninety thousand persons including in their number Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Aeronautics William P. MacCracken, Jr., and Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Aeronautics Edward P. Warner, visited the New England Aviation Exposition held in Mechanics Building, Boston, Mass., Sept. 26-Oct. 1.

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AIRPORTS AND AIRWAYS

Springfield, Mass.

A recent tour of the suggested sites for the Springfield municipal airport made by the mayor and the aviation commission of the city council marks another step in the progress of local aviation development. There was no official statement as to which field met with greatest favor by the commission but indications were that Dunn field, Longmeadow, now being operated under lease by the Springfield Airlines Company of which Harry Hermann is the head, would receive the commission’s support.

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FOREIGN AERONAUTICAL NEWS NOTES

FOREIGN AERONAUTICAL NEWS NOTES

By Special Arrangement with the Automotive and Transportation Divisions Bureau of Foreign and Domestic Commerce

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PUBLISHER’S NEWS LETTER

PUBLISHER’S NEWS LETTER

The great impetus that has been given to the popular interest in aeronautics this year has had some surprising effects. It has undoubtedly brought about what may be termed an aeronautical era of good feeling. Pilots are prouder of their vocation because the public has been insistent in its applause and praised the recent successful flights of daring fliers as representatives of a group who dare and do.
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AIRCRAFT PATENTS

AIRCRAFT PATENTS

Copies of patents may be obtained by writing the Patent Office, Washington, D. C., giving the patent number and the name of the inventor. Cost 10c each. Patent No. 1,637,769—LANDING AND TAKING-OFF STATION FOR AIRCRAFT. Walter Jay Ennisson, Brooklyn, N. Y.; Edith A. Ennisson executrix of said Walter J. Ennisson, deceased.
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The New Consolidated Instrument Board

The New Consolidated Instrument Board

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