The Collier Trophy, awarded annually for the "most notable advance in aviation," will he retained another year by the Air Mail Service. The wonderful transcontinental night flights of the Post Office pilots last August (TIME, Sept. 3) earned the unanimous vote of the Contest Committee of the National Aeronautic Association, though they were free to select the winner from a wide field of Army, Navy and civilian contestants.


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