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April 9, 1928

Materials of Construction

Loening Cabin Amphibian

The Curtiss "Fledgling”

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Materials of Construction

Stress Analysis of Commercial Aircraft, Chapter Number Five

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Loening Cabin Amphibian

First Loening Commercial Amphibian Carries Four to Six Passengers And is Powered with a 425 Hp. "Wasp" Engine

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The Curtiss "Fledgling”

New Navy Training Plane Powered with a Whirlwind Can be Fitted For All-Round Service as a Land Plane or Seaplane

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The Second Gordon Bennett Trophy Balloon Race

Special Regulations for the 1928 Lighter-than-Air Classic

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UNITED STATES AIR FORCES

Among the enlisted personnel of the Army Air Corps there are 42 men who hold flying ratings, 23 being qualified airplane pilots, 11 junior airplane pilots, 6 airship pilots, and 2 junior airship pilots. All but one of these enlisted fliers are non-commissioned officers, 15 being master sergeants, 8 technical sergeants, 10 staff sergeants, 5 sergeants, and 3 corporals.
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Daily Program is Arranged for Big Detroit Aircraft Show Next Week

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Side Slips

We think it was Heywood Broun, esteemed columnist of The New York World, who said “Fame is as fleeting as a ferryboat shoe shine.” In watching Colonel Lindbergh’s continuously increasing popularity we were beginning to think that he had proven the exception to the rule and that his fame would be not diminished, but increased, with time.

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Stinson and Haldeman Set New Endurance Record

Keep Stinson-Detroiter Monoplane Aloft for 53 Hr. 36 Min. 30 Sec.

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FOREIGN NEWS

There is an opportunity for foreign airplanes and aviators to enter into the air service of Afghanistan, according to a recent statement made by King Amanoullah I. of Afghanistan on his recent visit to Paris.The Air Service of Afghanistan is at the present in the hands of Russian and German aviators, the Air Service between Bonkhara and Caboul being organized by Russians and the planes used being German Junkers.
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Manual of Flight Test Procedure Issued by University of Michigan

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