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August 23, 1930

National Air Races

Chicago Welcomes Visitors as National Air Races Open

Finance

What Price Distribution?

From the Daily Press

From the Daily Press

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National Air Races

Chicago Welcomes Visitors as National Air Races Open

List of Entrants Is Under 100, but Includes Many Well Known Pilots With New Model Planes

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Finance

What Price Distribution?

MARKETING PROBLEMS cannot much longer remain the most neglected field of aeronautical endeavor. It has certainly long been clear to everyone that marketing is as vital a part of the productive processes of an industry as production itself.
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From the Daily Press

From the Daily Press

Those interested in the future of aviation are curious to know what is detaining that national airmindedness so essential to a more rapid use of the airplane as a passenger common carrier. In New York, recently, one airport put on a “bargain day” by advertising a sight seeing flight over Manhattan Island for one dollar a passenger.
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Airports and Operation Bases

Airport Construction

New Sites, Enlargements East: Plans are under consideration in Kane, Pa., for the development of a $40,000 airport 3 mi. east of the city, to include the erection of a hangar, the installation of runways, and lighting. Central: An initial appropriation of $5,000 has been made toward the purchase of a 156-acre airport site near Sheboygan, Mich. City and county autorities are acting jointly on the project.
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Flights and Records

Dirigible R-100 Returns to England

Flight Takes 57 hr., 5 min.; Newspaper Men Make Trip

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National Air Races

Air Race Briefs

Cross-country fliers have waggishly remarked that when looking for a landing field one need only follow a hightension line and a field will soon “show up.” From this thought the NAR committee’s idea for pylons was born. Three 84-ft. towers have been donated by the Public Service Commission of Northern Illinois.
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Editorial

Editorial

THE publishing date of this issue marks the opening of the year’s air classic . . . the National Air Races to be held at Curtiss-Wright-Reynolds Airport, Chicago. Every year we look forward to the National Air Races with considerable interest and expectation.
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Meets, Tours, Derbies

Sixteen Planes Already Listed for National Tour

DETROIT—-Sixteen airplanes have already been assured as entries in the sixth National Air Tour, according to a compilation made by Capt. Ray Collins, manager, who at this writing is about to complete a pathfinding flight over the event’s proposed route.
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Lines, Services, Traffic

New Type Airway Beacon to Be Installed

WASHINGTON—Beacons on the San Diego-Fort Worth section of the new southern transcontinental airway are to be of a new design developed by Capt. F. C. Hingsburg, chief of the Department of Commerce Airways Division. They are to be 36-in. in diameter rather than 24-in. and will be spaced at 15-mi. intervals rather than 10 mi. as has been the practice.
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Airports and Operation Bases

Fires and Wind Do Damage at Ports

Fire and a wind storm have done considerable damage to equipment at airports recently. The most serious of these was another fire—the second serious one—at the Colonial hangar at Newark Municipal Airport. The blaze originated in the wing of a Fairchild, which was destroyed.
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