An Exceptionally Well Streamlined Eight Place, Cabin Monoplane Designed for a Pratt & Whitney "Wasp" Engine
CHARLES F. MCREYNOLDS
<p>CLIMAXING a long series of successful test flights, the American Albatross B-l monoplane is now being prepared for a second attempt to break the world’s record for duration of flight. The attempt is to be made from Rockwell Field, San Diego, with Lee Schoenhair and “Johnny” Gugliementi at the controls.</p>
Fulton Field Enters a New Period of Growth With Announcement That the Navy Dirigibles Will Be Constructed There
WALTER E. BURTON
FULTON FIELD, site of the new municipal airport at Akron, O., is just entering a new period of growth, after enjoying steady progress as a flying field for the past three years. Although activities have lagged somewhat in the past, lost time will be more than made up in the next few years, if everything progresses according to plans.
WITH the influx of new money into the manufacture of aviation engines an old misunderstanding is arising. It is unfortunate that in quite a number of cases it has not been satisfactorily settled ; in some possibly because the engineers themselves have not had sufficient experience, and in others because the engineer was loath to face the issue at the start.
A General Review of the Various Causes and Some Sound Advice on How to Safeguard the Pilot, Plane and Passengers
HISTORY is a record of the undertakings of mankind with a post factum view of the outcome and results of said undertakings. In view of the fact that history repeats itself, it is self-evident that the study of history gives its readers a preparedness and foresight into the happenings of the future.
A DEVICE to prevent building up of excessive pressure in oxygen tanks is now being offered by the Torchweld Equipment Co., 224 North Carpenter St., Chicago, I11. The safety release valve incorporated in this regulator is automatic in operation.
We read that there is a model airport on exhibition at the Chicago show “complete in every detail including landing field, buildings, runways, and lights.” A good way we can think of to test the completeness of detail in this model is to see if a disappearing gas truck and several self-hiding tail skid dollies are also included.