AERONAUTICS: The Balloon Race

The Balloon Race Indianapolis will get the national elimination balloon race, which will be held at the Motor Speedway of that city between June 9 and July 4. The entry of 14 contestants is assured. Those pilots who finish first, second, third, will represent the United States in the international James Gordon Bennett trophy race at Brussels in September. At Toulouse, Georges Barbot took off in a glider, remained in the air 15 minutes, and landed—without the aid of a wind. This because the glider was equipped with a 7-horsepower auxiliary...

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