AERONAUTICS: Air Mail Radio

The General Electric Co. announced that Postmaster General New has ordered all mail planes to be equipped with special radio sending and receiving sets. Pilots can converse with land stations, get their bearings in rain, fog or night, find out the weather ahead of them, summon help in case of emergency landings. Exhaustive tests show that the equipment will work even when thoroughly saturated with rain or snow.

The operation of the set is simple —as it must be for a man piloting an airplane, who has to receive or send messages while continuing...

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