Aeronautics: Miami Show & Sideshows

The fourth All-American Air Races were run off at Miami Municipal Airport last week. Long after the races are forgotten, airmen will continue to talk of events incidental to the main program.

Most memorable was the case of Pilot Arthur Rigney and his passenger, I. J. Escalante, who elected to take a short cut across the pathless swamps south of Lake Okeechobee on their way to the races, instead of following the established airway from Tampa. The throttle rod of their Bird biplane broke; down the ship...

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