Russia, too, is in the race for air supremacy. Familiar sounding news of an "Aviation Week" heralds an attempt to arouse national interest in her military and commercial air fleets. Who knows but Trotsky may imitate Patrick and blossom out as a pilot? The fact remains that Soviet squadrons are by no means a negligible quantity, and German planes, manned by German pilots already give regular service from Moscow to Koenigsberg, to Tiflis in the Caucasus, to Teheran in Persia.


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