Since the inception of the London- Paris air routes, 37 persons have lost their lives and 12 have been seriously injured. These accidents are so spectacular that they draw attention away from the enormous mileage of steady, uneventful flying. On the British and Dutch air lines, for the last three years, the average number of passenger air miles per passenger fatality was 2,663,000.*

Safety in flying is steadily increasing. Complete safety will not be attained by the addition of some miraculous device but rather by a careful attention to details in structure and...

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