Aeronautics: No More Schneider

When Flight Lieut. J. H. Boothman's seaplane flashed around the Calshot course at an average of 340.08 m. p. h. last September, the Schneider Trophy became Great Britain's permanent possession and the biennial Schneider Races were officially ended unless Britain should choose to put the trophy up again.* Already international apathy had all but finished the competition. The U. S. withdrew in 1926. France dropped out for lack of funds last year. Italy's team was so depleted by crashes that it canceled its entry. Even England would have had no entry last...

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