National Affairs: High & Fast

From Dayton to Buffalo to Indianapolis an Army pursuit plane streaked last week, bearing the most precious bit of freight now in custody of the U. S. Army Air Corps. Plucked from the Reserve for active duty, Colonel Charles Augustus Lindbergh dutifully inspected the Air Corps experimental centre at Wright Field, and two fighting-plane factories at Buffalo.* He flew on to analyze the Indianapolis plant of Allison Engineering Co., which thereupon announced that it was tripling its capacity and planning to produce a revolutionary, 2,400-h.p. in-line engine for the Army (see p. 56)....

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