1. The trophy shall be perpetual and competed for annually by multi-motored airplanes capable of carrying a pay load of 800 lb. or over. 2. The contest shall be in the nature of a race either around a closed circuit or from point to point. The rules governing the race each year to be drawn up by the Contest Committee of the Aero Club of America.
1. The trophy shall be competed for annually by light commercial airplanes until it has been won three times by the same entrant or pilot of the winning planes. In the event that the same entrant and pilot win together three times, then the trophy shall go to the entrant.
1. The trophy shall be perpetual and competed for annually by observation type (2-passenger) airplanes. 2. The contest shall be in the nature of a race either around a closed circuit or from point to point. The rules governing the race each year to be drawn up by the Contest Committee of the Aero Club of America.
The Pulitzer Trophy, donated by Mr. Ralph Pulitzer, Mr. Joseph Pulitzer, Jr., and Mr. Herbert Pulitzer, to the Aero Club of America, shall be perpetual and competed for annually by airplanes, and shall be awarded each year to the Aero Club represented by the pilot of the winning airplane, and this Club shall be entitled to the possession of the trophy until one month prior to the next succeeding contest, at which time the trophy shall be returned to the Aero Club of America.
<p>Competing planes must be flown from a point 200 miles or more, (air line) from Selfridge Field, Mt. Clemens, Mich. In order to stimulate interest among civilians, army and navy pilots will not compete in this race. In view of the wide variety of planes whose owners have signified their intentions of entering this event, the Contest Committee after thorough deliberation of all means by which a contest may be judged fairly, will base its findings and award prizes according to the following four charts :</p>
Detroit News Aerial Mail Trophy, Thursday, Oct. 12
In this race, which is for large-capacity, multi-engined airplanes, the Army Air Service has entered six aircraft, namely, one L.W.F. “Owl” bomber, four Martin Bombers and one Martin Transport. The Martin Bomber - The Martin Bomber MB2 is too well known a type to require detailed description.
Lieut. Harold J. Brow, U. S. N. Bom, Fall River, Mass., Dec. 30, 1894. Home address, 95 Peace Street, Providence, R. I. Schools, Providence, Public Schools. War Service, Since April 6, 1917, in Naval Aviation. Trained at Pensacola, Florida; then on patrol and instruction duty at Miami, Fla.; trained on pursuit planes at Carlstrom Field, Fla., in March, 1920; attached to Atlantic Fleet Torpedo Plane Squadron from July, 1920 to Dec., 1921; led squadron of Navy Martin Bombers during the bombing of ex-German battleships off Virginia Capes in 1921.
Bom, at Dallas, Tex., Feb. 8, 1893. Attended Eastern High School, Washington, D. C. ; Graduate of Bethany College, W. Va. Instructor in Mathematics at high school, Patent Examiner at U. S. Patent Office. Graduated from School of Military Aeronautics, Austin, Tex. ; received primary and advanced flying training at Gerstner Field, Lake Charles, La. Commissioned 2nd lieutenant, Aviation Section, May 5, 1918.
What Every Pilot Should Know About the F.A.I. Regulations Governing Recognition of Records
For the benefit of pilots wishing to lower the present world’s maximum speed record of Sadi Lecointe (211.86 m.p.h.) there has been established a kilomleter straightaway course on Selfridge Field which complies with all requirements of the F.A.I.