AERONAUTICS: Faster, Faster

Last month a discontented Italian remained in Venice. His discontent arose from engine trouble which forced him out of the recent Schneider Cup races won by English Flight Lieutenant S. N. Webster at 281 miles an hour. Discontented Major Mario di Bernardi tinkered with his engine. Last week he summoned a committee of the International Aeronautic Federation; flew. When he descended watches recorded he had traveled faster than man and his machines have ever traveled. Speed: 301.185 miles per hour.


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