AERONAUTICS: Poulain Killed

Two wealthy American oil men, Arthur and Joseph Steep, of Oil City, Pa., and their pilot, Gabriel Poulain, were killed in a crash near Le Bourget, France—the fatal end of a 30-mile pleasure trip. Poulain achieved many exploits during the War, and on July 9, 1921, won the Peugeot prize of 10,000 francs for flying a distance of 35 feet and rising more than three feet in a man-driven airplane. This was achieved in the " aviette," a combination of bicycle and biplane, which rose after a rapid run on the ground....

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