Aeronautics: International Races

Up from Chicago's Curtis-Wright-Reynolds Airport at 2:02 a. m. one morning last week shot Lieut.-Commander Frank Hawks in a big all-metal Northrup mono- plane, powered by a 700 h. p. Wright engine, the first 14-cylinder, two-row radial engine in commercial use. At 4:22 p. m. a day later he set his plane down on the same field, climbed stiffly out to the cheers of opening day spectators at the Chicago Daily News-sponsored International Air Races. ''I'm not a bit tired," said he, despite the fact that he had just flown 4,500 mi.—from Chicago...

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