According to the Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce, for the last statistical period of 12 months' commercial flying in the United States there was a total of 130,736 separate flights, covering 2,907,245 miles and carrying 122,512 passengers without a single fatality. This bears out comment in the item above. But to ensure safe flying, good equipment is essential, and aviation circles are bitterly protesting against the policy of the Army Air Service in recently selling surplus, war airplanes by the hundreds. If used by irresponsible aviators in carrying passengers, this equipment, now five...

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