New students at flying schools of Roosevelt Field and Curtiss Airport, L. I. last fortnight included: John J. McNamara, Manhattan streetcar motorman; Abraham Walter Lafferty, onetime Congressman from Oregon; Buffalo Child Long Lance, Blackfoot Indian Chief, one-time cadet in the U. S. Military Academy, lately a cinemactor (The Silent Enemy, TIME, May 26). Another pupil, one for whom the instruction was exceedingly brief (after he and his teacher had flown together for only three hours the pupil went up solo, record brevity for civilian flying),...

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