Aeronautics: Scarf

Samuel Levin, president of the Hartford Glider Club, was enjoying a ride in the forward cockpit of a two-seater Curtiss-Wright Junior one day last week over Hartford, Conn. when suddenly the motor quit, the plane's nose pulled up steeply. Sam Levin had enough experience in gliders to know that a stall, a spin, probably a crash were imminent. He glanced hastily backward at Pilot Frederick T. Hawes seated in the rear cockpit just forward of the pusher-type motor. Pilot Hawes's eyes were half closed, his tongue protruded. He was being strangled by his...

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