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July 12, 1930

Flights and Records

Hunters Describe Experiences of Endurance Flight

Airports and Operation Bases

Airport Construction

Meets, Tours, and Derbies

Goodyear Entry Wins Balloon Race

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Flights and Records

Hunters Describe Experiences of Endurance Flight

Explain How Emergencies Were Met; Preparations, Technical Aspects Given

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Airports and Operation Bases

Airport Construction

The Warren Airways, Inc., Warren, Pa., has acquired a large tract of land west of the city on which it is planned to develop and operate a modern airport. Tentative plans provide for three runways, the shortest of which will be 2,100 ft. long.
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Meets, Tours, and Derbies

Goodyear Entry Wins Balloon Race

Blair and Trotter Pilot Ship on Trip of 850 Mi. HOUSTON ( TEX. )—American entrants in the Gordon Bennett International Balloon Race, leaving Cleveland September 1, are likely to include, as well as Ward T. Van Orman, a Goodyear-Zeppelin balloon and one of Detroit Times, entries owned by these concerns having taken first and second place, respectively, according to unofficial reports, in the elimination race which started from here July 4.
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Industrial

Estimate 971 Craft Built January-June

Aero Branch Issues Data In Line With New Policy

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Watching the News Go By

Watching the News Go By

You may remember that we warned Messrs. Jackson and O’Brien that their endurance record in the St. Louis Robin wouldn’t be worth much when they neglected to use a second hand motor and second hand ship in establishing it. Their complete disregard for precedent and tradition in using new equipment astounded the entire aviation world at the time and we knew no good would come of it.

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Finance

The Process of Selectivity

THE MARKET for aeronautical stocks has behaved somewhat better recently than at any time since the last week in May. The month-end rally, as foretold here in the June 21 issue, turned out to be strong enough to carry the Aviation Stock Index to a recovery of of the June decline.
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Industrial

Pacific Coast Show Held at Oakland Airport

OAKLAND (calif.)—Large crowds were attracted to the Pacific Coast Aeronautical Exposition, with. 75,000 people estimated as the total of those who thronged the airport on Sunday, June 29, the day following the opening of the show. While the people were largely attracted by the open air exhibitions, races, and stunt flights, more than 10,000 people paid their way into the aircraft exhibit during the first three days of the show.
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Lines, Services, Traffic

T.A.T.-Maddux Ends First Year

Air-Rail Line Reports On Operations, Policies

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Foreign

Performance figures released by the Air Ministry credit the new Hawker Hornet intercepter fighters with a speed of 200 m.p.h. at 20,000 ft., climb to 10.000 ft. in 5 min., to 15,000 ft. in 8 min., and to 20,000 ft. in 12 min. Sections of pre-doped fabric tried experimentally on the airship R.101 proved unsatisfactory, and they have been replaced by the conventional fabric doped after being placed in position.
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Lines, Services, Traffic

Radio on Airway System Revamped

New Order Establishes Five Communication Chains

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