July 5, 1930

Welding Jigs and Fixtures

Equipment for the Aircraft Service Station

The New Air Mail Law


Welding Jigs and Fixtures

A Discussion of the Current Practices of Representative Factories in the Design of This Type of Production Equipment


Equipment for the Aircraft Service Station

Tools and Machines Necessary to the Efficient and Profitable Operation of the Small or Large Service


The New Air Mail Law

A Most Timely Explanation of the Workings of the Waters Act


The Keystone-Loening “Commuter"

A Medium Weight Amphibion for Sport and Private Use


Racing Seaplanes . . . Present and Future

The Last of a Series of Three Articles, Which Includes a Discussion of the General Program and Estimates the Necessary Financial Outlay


Pilot Licenses Vs. Solo Time

A Report on a Questionnaire Survey to Obtain a Cross-Section of Past, Present and Future Activities of Licensed Pilots and Students in This Country


Fires Break Out at Chicago Ports

Municipal Field Suffers Damage of About $1,000,000
WHAT OUR Readers Say

What Our Readers Say

[It is a privilege to present herewith another communication from Brigadier s General Frank P. Lahm in charge of j the training activities of the Air Corps j and himself a pilot of twenty years’ standing. General Lahrn’s remarks j are called forth by our editorial “Is j Flying Learned or Taught?” in AVIA1 TION for April 12, 1930.-ED.]

Side Slips

ACCORDING to the papers, Mr. R. Turner, who has been making a series of high speed trans-continental flights, is looking into the possibility of a high speed mail and express line to cross the country in from eighteen to twenty hours,—“Planes used in the service, he said, would be equipped with huge parachutes hidden in the wings and that they also would carry radio apparatus and machine guns to ward off possible robbery attempts.”


Student Instruction By Radio

A Description of Equipment Developed in England Which Permits the Instructor to Talk to the Student Flying Solo

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