AERONAUTICS: Pan-American Airways

Miami opened its municipal airport; Miami watched air races and stunts; Miami saw the Pan-American Airways begin U. S. passenger and mail service to the several West Indies. All this occurred the fore part of last week.

Of the three events, the opening of West Indies air service was the most important. In many respects, it is more important than U. S. continental services. In this country the railroads supply swift transportation. Among the West Indies and in Central America, relatively slow steamers furnish communication.

Last summer, a few months after Col. Lindbergh had...

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