AERONAUTICS: America Wins

The Schneider Cup race off the Isle of Cowes provided plenty of thrills. When Lieut. A. Worthington Gorton wrecked his Wright seaplane in a trial flight, barely escaping from the water, American hopes were dashed. But one of the British entrants. (R. A. W. Kenworthy) met a similar fate.

Of the four machines finally starting, the Curtiss-Navy racer came in first, with Lieut. David Kittenhouse, U. S. N., piloting magnificently over the course of 186 miles at an average speed of 177.4 miles per hour. The winning airplane was built in 1921 as...

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