The Sportsman Pilot, a monthly magazine devoted to the activities of amateur flyers, took the air last week. On shiny paper cut slightly larger than this page, Editor Darwin J. Adams and Managing Editor Franklin Pinkham printed articles and pictures calculated to make as-yet-wingless readers look skyward. Publicist Fitzhugh Green tried to explain why Commander Byrd is in the Antarctic. Aviatrix Amelia Earhart, discoursed on woman's status in aviation.

Other articles were by Cornelius Vanderbilt ("Sonny") Whitney and George M. Pynchon Jr., two of the East's more advanced amateurs. Royal Dixon,...

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