October 31, 1927

The Schneider Trophy Race Through American Eyes

The Schneider Trophy Race Through American Eyes

The Wind Tunnel and Its Contribution to Aviation

The Wind Tunnel and Its Contribution to Aviation

AIRPORTS AND AIRWAYS

Los Angeles, Cal.

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The Schneider Trophy Race Through American Eyes

The Schneider Trophy Race Through American Eyes

LONG BEFORE this account of the Schneider Trophy race at Venice is printed in AVIATION, the American news-papers will have printed the details of the astonishing victory of the British entries. It will therefore be unnecessary in this article to give many of the impersonal facts that will then be no longer news.

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The Wind Tunnel and Its Contribution to Aviation

The Wind Tunnel and Its Contribution to Aviation

THE WIND tunnel’s contribution to aviation may best be grazed by recalling that the Wright Brothers’ original flight of 1903 was made possible by their wind tunnel work of 1902. They devised a tunnel consisting of a pipe 16 in. in dia. in which a smoothly-flowing stream of air was maintained by means of a fan.

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AIRPORTS AND AIRWAYS

Los Angeles, Cal.

Although flying has been growing in popularity by leaps and bounds recently in Los Angeles, the past few days have brought two developments of such outstanding nature as to give an entirely new tone to local aviation. Throughout the summer the flying fields have been jammed by thousands of eager spectators and dozens of passengers have stood in line at every local airport on Saturday and Sunday, waiting their turn for a bird’s eye view of the city.

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AIRPORTS AND AIRWAYS

Milwaukee, Wis.

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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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NEWS ARTICLES AND ITEMS

The S.A.E. Holds Annual Aeronautic Meeting

All Six Sessions Well Attended by Leading Aeronautical Engineers
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The Boeing Shipboard Fighter

The Boeing Shipboard Fighter

Type F3B-1 is a Single Seater Plane and is Powered With a Pratt & Whitney “Wasp” Engine
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AIRPORTS AND AIRWAYS

Hartford, Conn.

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AIRPORTS AND AIRWAYS

Chicago, Ill.

In its first month of passenger carrying service out of Chicago, the National Air Transport, Inc., handled 107 passengers, according to Col. Paul Henderson, vice-president and general manager, in a statement issued Oct. 1. Seventeen of this number flew between Chicago and New York and the other 90 travelled on the Chicago-Dallas route.

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Side Slips

Side Slips

Some one seems to have been kidding a prominent New York weekly theatrical and literary magazine. The following is from a recent short article therein, on the subject of aviation. “Good planes come high but we are advised that many purchasers who wish nothing elaborate have bought war planes (never taken out of the crate) at twenty-three thousand dollars.

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