Aeronautics: Flights & Flyers, Feb. 26, 1934

Granville's Luck. Two years ago Zantford D. ("Granny") Granville was one of the two most successful manufacturers of racing planes in the U. S. His factory at Springfield, Mass. turned out the Gee Bee (Granville Brothers) in which Jimmy Doolittle set a world's record (294 m. p. h.). Some people who had been interested in Bellanca were ready to finance Granny Granville on toward bigger things. Then he had bad luck when his two entries cracked up at Indianapolis last summer during the transcontinental Bendix Trophy race (TIME, July 10). Three months ago...

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