Transport: Hawks's End

When the Connecticut Nutmeg reached its readers last week, it carried an enthusiastic boost for a stubby "flivver" biplane by illustrious Frank Hawks, pacemaker to U. S. commercial aviation. For his Nutmeg contribution he had been promised a year's subscription to the paper. "Fool-proof," wrote Frank Hawks of the Gwinn "Aircar" behind which for the last year he had been putting all his reputation and energy. "It will not spin and it will not stall. . . . With only an hour or two of instruction any average person (even the intelligentsia) can fly...

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