If the U. S. had an air capital it was in Chicago last week for the ten-day period of the National Air Races. Airmen & aircraft from all parts of the land were congregated in the city proper and at Curtiss-Reynolds Airport, Glenview, 16 mi. northwest of the Loop.

Two features of General Manager Cliff Henderson's program went far to heighten public interest: the engagement of European crack airmen for an acrobatic "Olym-piad"; the revival of free-for-all speed racing in the Thompson Trophy Race. The latter...

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