A new type of impetus to civilian aviation came forth last week when the War Department sanctioned a Government aviation unit to be established at New York University in conjunction with the Guggenheim School of Aviation, inaugurated there four years ago and expanded last year by $500,000 from Daniel Guggenheim for an aviation building unique* among U. S. universities. The U. S. unit at the school will consist of a regular flying officer detailed, with special equipment, to assist Professor Alexander Klemin, the head of the school, and train the graduates to eligibility for commissions in the Flying Corps of...

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