Aeronautics: At Cleveland

By the time the 14th annual National Air Races were over at Cleveland last week, most observers had decided that U. S. aviation's No. i spectacle was not what it used to be. There were the usual stunts, and a record Labor Day crowd of 55,000. But this year's show, compressed into four days instead of ten, was only a few cuts above the Memorial Day Sweepstakes at Indianapolis. Biggest disappointment was the fourth annual Bendix Trophy Race.

Bendix. Major figure of last year's races was gaudy,...

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