Aeronautics: Schneider Race Saved

Loud was the clamor in London last week over Prime Minister MacDonald's announcement that Great Britain would not defend the Schneider Trophy this year (TIME, Jan. 26). From the Conservative and Liberal benches were fired barrages of questions, demands to know why such a decision was made at this time, after Italy & France had been drawn into the contest on Britain's own exacting terms, and when a British victory would be a third successive one, bringing permanent ownership of the trophy. Scot MacDonald professed himself "personally ... as keen about this...

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