Science: Solene

Many a Wartime flyer lost his life because incendiary bullets set his gasoline tank afire. Many a peacetime flyer perishes in a crash from which he would have emerged with nothing but bruises had not his fuel burst into flame. A new fuel designed to stop such tragedies was demonstrated this week at New York University's Daniel Guggenheim School of Aeronautics by its inventor, a towering, beefy, Prussian-born chemist named Adolph Prussin. The fuel, called "Solene," is gasoline which has been turned into a solid.

Hard-bitten Round-the-World Flyer Clyde Pangborn fired tracer bullets...

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