Aeronautics: Pageant

The National Charity Air Pageant held last week at Roosevelt Field, L. I. was far from being "the greatest air race in history," as its pressagents shouted, but it packed into two days more spectacular flying than the East had seen in many a year; and it produced an amateur champion airman and airwoman of the U. S.

The contest for the amateur championships was not spectacular. It was held far from the grandstands and but for eloquent Announcer Jack Storey, the crowd could have had little notion of what was taking place....

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