July 1, 1935

Schools, Services, and Airports

Hammering Down Production Costs

Stainless in Compression


Schools, Services, and Airports

ALABAMA—GADSDEN’S new municipal airport at Centre was dedicated May 25 and 26 with a well attended air show. . . . The Aviation Supply Division of the MONTGOMERY School of Aeronautics, which has been doing an active business in parts and accessories, reports the sale of a new Fairchild 24 to Jack Forshner of Greenwood, Miss. Salesman, L. L. Brabham. . . .

Hammering Down Production Costs

The author applied drop hammer methods to construction of the all-metal Solar transport back in 1929 and more recently has been connected with the Engineering Department of the Airplane Development Corporation


Stainless in Compression

In last month’s article Mr. Sutton discussed the problems incidental to the use of stainless steel in tension. Here he deals with more complex comparisons between 18-8 and the aluminum alloys in compression.

Flying Equipment

With Foreign Builders

A group of airplanes of widely varying types from overseas factories

Operator's Corner

An exchange of ideas on the problems of the commercial aviation industry

Air Mass Soundings

A fourth article in a series dealing with the fundamentals of modern meteorology. This one presents a résumé of the preceding articles and describes the use of the adiabatic chart, and begins the explanation of the Rossby diagram.


Battery Chargers

On the care and feeding of storage batteries as seen in maintenance departments of airlines here and there about the United States


Tomorrow's Pilots

Flight instruction goes to high school, lightens the Latin teacher’s task


L’affaire Caudron

Notes on the third Deutsch de la Meurthe Cup Race. In view of current interest in new forms of air racing in this country to encourage development of more efficient plane and engine designs for private owner use, the author’s comments on this years race and its racers are most appropriate.

Flying Equipment

Sikorsky’s Latest

S-43, high speed, long range amphibian, performs brilliantly in Bridgeport flight trials
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