In order to review recent developments of the service airplane in as brief a manner as possible, a preliminary outline of airplane status, 1918, airplane status 1922, is tabulated below. In the former outline it will be noted that the five branches of army aviation form the main purpose divisions.
This Trophy, donated by the Flying Club of St. Louis, shall be competed for by airplanes of 90 hp. or less, and shall become the permanent possession of the entrant of the winning airplane. CONDITIONS OF CONTEST: (a) In order to stimulate interest among civilian pilots, Army and Navy pilots will not compete in this race.
Great Opportunities Await Constructors, Pilots and Capitalists South of the Panama Canal
The Argentine Republic is the second largest country in South America, and has a population of 9,500,000, of which 2,275,000 are to be found in the Province of Buenos Aires. Great enthusiasm was shown during 1919 and 1920 in aviation generally, but in 3921 this dwindled somewhat, owing chiefly to the general crisis which swept the country, and also to the failure of the French and Italian Missions to weather the storms.
The Army A.S. airship AC1, which left Scott Field, I11., June 7 to get the crew of the TCI, which was destroyed by lightning at Wilbur Wright Field, Dayton, Ohio, June 6, returned to the aviation field June 8, having battled her way all night through a fierce storm in Indiana and Ohio.