Aeronautics: The Races

Two U. S. air meets were held on the same four days last week. One, in Los Angeles, was called National Air Races: the other, in Chicago, American Air Races. But the confusion of names was the least of the disorder. A resounding row had been kicked up in the ranks of racing pilots; and the National Aeronautic Association (headed by Connecticut's one-time Senator Hiram Bingham), whose job it is to supervise races, racing pilots. records, etc., found itself in an acutely unpleasant situation.

The whole fuss was made particularly acrimonious because it involved...

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