Aeronautics: Schneider Cup

Plans for the Schneider Cup Races at Calshot, England, were complete, down to a regulation which prohibited small boys from flying kites in the vicinity of the course above the Solent. Then there occurred, last week, the culminating blow in a series of misfortunes which had led up to this year's contest. Italy and France, the two nations who were to challenge England's possession of the Cup, announced that they would be unable to participate in the races unless they were postponed for six months. Both gave as reasons bad weather, ill...

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