The comparative strengths of the air navies of the world have been computed by the Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce. They are: France, 100%, Great Britain, 58%; Italy, 43%; U. S., 16%. France is spending 802,000,000 francs on aviation this year, Great Britain 19,392,000 pounds sterling, Italy 300,000,000 lire and the U. S., only $27,025,000.


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