Transport: Death in Miami

From South America, Cuba and most sections of the U. S. airplanes big and little last week converged on Miami, Fla., until nearly 500 were grouped around the tourist city's newly enlarged Municipal Airport for the 10th annual All-American Air Maneuvers: four days of races, aerobatics and conferences. Mostly privately owned and flown, more than 200 of the planes present were Taylor "Cubs," Aeronca and Taylorcraft; 40 others were righting and bombing machines from the U. S. Marine Base at Quantico, Va. In a speech before the meet, Contest Chairman Carl Fromhagen enthusiastically...

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