AERONAUTICS: Manhattan Show

To herald Manhattan's aviation show last week a squadron of planes was to caracole down the Hudson River from Albany, duplicating Glenn Hammond Curtiss' pioneer long-distance water hop (May 29, 1910). Inclement winds, snow flurries and fogs prevented such sideshow. Thus the show opened on a minor note. It continued so. Attendance was good, buying niggling. This pleased the Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce heads, who had refused to coöperate with Aviator's Post No. 743 of the American Legion, organizers of the exhibition. The War flyers believed that enough aviation manufacturing and sales...

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