AERONAUTICS: National Air Academy

The U. S. Army has a National Military Academy at West Point, N. Y. The Navy has a National Naval Academy at Annapolis, Md. Why not a National Aviation Academy under a Federal Department of Aeronautics?

Aeronautics, William B. Ziff's aviation monthly published in Chicago, recently printed the idea as a corollary of Col. William Mitchell's revived demand for a Department of Aeronautics (TIME. June 10). The National Aviation Academy might be located at some midcontinent point remote from possible boundary invasions. To it Congressmen...

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