AERONAUTICS: Requirements

Although there are insufficient flyers in the U. S. to man the planes produced, and although this insufficiency has begun to thwart sales, the Department of Commerce has all along fought scamp training schools. Obvious reason: poorly trained pilots endanger life and property, in the air, on the ground. Last week, Assistant Secretary William Patterson MacCracken approved a set of regulations stiffening the requirements for Government licenses, which now stand as follows: For Private License. On the ground, 5 hrs. study of air commerce regulations, 10 hrs. of aviation engine study,...

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