May 4, 1929

The Proposed Flying School Rules and Regulations

An Analysis of Aircraft Accidents During 1928

The New Training Course for Naval Reserve Aviators


The Proposed Flying School Rules and Regulations

THE FOLLOWING are the new flying school regulations drawn up by the Aeronautics Branch, Department of Commerce, which will be promulgated on or about May 15. These regulations have been drawn up to meet the recent Bingham Amendment to the Civil Aeronautics Act of 1926 which provides for the rating of Accredited flying schools.

An Analysis of Aircraft Accidents During 1928

AN ANALYSIS and tabulation of aircraft accidents—no matter how minor the accident—is of vital interest to the Aeronautics Branch, Department of Commerce. Through a detailed study of these accidents gratifying progress is being attained toward accurately determining their causes and preventing, to a great extent, their recurrence.


The New Training Course for Naval Reserve Aviators

STUDENT NAVAL AVIATORS in the U. S. Naval Reserve hereafter will receive the same training as that given aviation pilots in the regular Navy, according to a new plan formulated by the Bureau of Aeronautics and the Bureau of Navigation, which is soon to be placed in effect.


A Recorder for Testing Shock Absorbers

DEVELOPMENT of an “impact and recoil recorder” for testing and recording the behavior of airplane shock absorbers under conditions corresponding to actual use has just been announced by the Aeronautical Engineering Company of San Francisco and the Gruss Air Spring Company of America, for whom the engineering concern constructed the first such machine.


The Eastman Flying Boat

AN ENTIRELY NEW and improved flying boat has been designed by James H. Eastman, president of the newly organized Eastman Aircraft Corporation of Detroit, and was displayed for the first time at the recent All American Aircraft Show in that city.

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Air Associates, Inc., of New York City, will open May 15, a new hangar at the Chicago and Municipal Airport. The main floor will house various work shops and sales room for general supplies, while on the second floor will be offices and club accommodations.
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ARTHUR C. GOEBEL has been appointed technical advisor to the city in the development of the Kansas City Airport. CHARLES D. GRIFFETH, formerly business manager of the Curtiss Flying Service, has joined the staff of the Akron, Ohio, Air Service, Inc., as flying inspector and field supervisor.

More Airports Reported Building

Improvements Being Added at Many Fields
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Plan "Bombing" Raid on New York

Refueling to Play Part in Mimic Battle

Side Slips

We think we have discovered the height of something or other when we found that the homeless “Jenny” at Curtiss Field, the only ship on the field without hangar space in which to rest its weary head, is the property of “The Metropolitan Air Musketeers, Inc.”

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