Aeronautics: Air France

Last week was a busy one for Pierre Cot, France's Air Minister. He broke ground at Le Bourget Airdrome for the transformation of the field into a luxurious air station, since the military air base had been transferred to Villacoublay. He climbed alone into a little training plane, in which he had been taking twice-weekly flying lessons, thrice circled the field, made a dozen figure-8's and a neat landing to get a pilot's license, first to be issued to a French cabinet minister. And he signed an order merging France's five big...

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