Trials to win $100,000 for the safest plane extant began at Mitchel Field, L. I., last week. The Daniel Guggenheim Fund for the Promotion of Aeronautics provided the prize money, and an additional $10,000 for each of the first five planes to qualify in the contest. Entries must register before Oct. 3. Until last week only a dozen were listed as competitors. Six were U. S. makes.*

The purpose of the Guggenheim Fund contest is to get a plane not merely safe in skilled hands, but foolproof under all...

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