AERONAUTICS: Challenged

Challenging Barbot's supremacy in the "flivver" class for airplanes, Harvey C. Mummert, an engineer of the Curtiss Aeroplane Co. a Garden City, L. I., has built an even smaller machine which has proved entirely successful. The Mummert monoplane is equipped with an ordinary two cylinder motorcycle engine, weighs only 500 pounds with fuel and pilot and has a wing spread of only 20 feet. With its gas tank filled with 19 gallons of fuel, it can cruise for 1,200 miles. The maximum speed is 80 miles per hour. Captain Brooke L. Pierson, an Air Mai...

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