Aeronautics: Pilot, 62

Bernarr Macfadden, 62, publisher, being free of organic disease or any defect which would interfere with safe handling of an airplane; and having executed five gentle and three steep figure8 turns, three landings and a spiral from 2,000 ft., last week was awarded a private pilot's license by the Department of Commerce.

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