The Longren Aircraft Corp., of Topeka, Kansas, in its latest model has endeavored to meet the demand for a moderate priced airplane for use as a business and pleasure vehicle by the individual owner. The machine, which is illustrated herewith with the wings folded, is adaptable for short and long journeys and passenger carrying.
At a meeting held in Washington, D. C., some time ago a syllabus of a proposed Aeronautical Safety Code was presented. This code it is understood was prepared by the Bureau of Standards. The following representatives of various organizations interested in this problem were invited and most of them were present.
Stanley Hamer Weaver WEAVER, STANLEY HAMER, Printer; born, Johnstown, Pa., Aug. 9, 1893; son of Martin father Weaver and Martha Melinda Weaver. Educated : Public schools and high school of Johnstown, Pa. Professional: Printer. Aeronautical Activities: School of Military Aeronautics, Ithaca, N. Y.; Scott Field, Payne Field, Park Field, Carlstrom Field.
In the July issue of the Journal of the Society of Automotive Engineers appears an interesting paper on the subject of the requirements of aeronautic powerplant development, written by Messrs. G. J. Mead and L. E. Pierce, Aeronautical Engineers with the Wright Aeronautical Corporation of Paterson, N. J. This paper discusses the probable trend of development of aviation engines, showing the reasons for the types which are likely to become more or less standard.
Papers read at the Joint Session of the A.S.M.E. and the S,A:E:
In connection with the joint visit of the Aeronautic Division of The American Society of Mechanical Engineers and the Society of Automotive Engineers to the Air Service Station at McCook Field, May 21, a very interesting technical program was presented by the members of the Field’s staff.
Under the patronage of the French Under-Secretary of State for Air, the French Chambre Syndicale des Industries Aéronautiques has taken the initiative in convening an International Air Congress, to be known as the First International Air Navigation Congress, and to be held concurrently with the next Paris Aero Salon, from Nov. 15 to 20, 1921, to afford an opportunity of discussing the various problems connected with commercial aviation.