Aeronautics: Show

If no exciting stories came from the National Aircraft Show which closed in Detroit last week, that did not mean the show was not a good one. Rather it meant that the developments shown there, while important to the industry, were no longer spectacular to the layman, who has come to regard aviation as a matter-of-fact. The building of a 30-passenger plane is no longer front-page news.

As a thoroughgoing display of the industry's wares—there were 83 planes entered by 49 exhibitors—the show was a success. As to the...

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