Transport: Safe, Sane and Significant

Safe as a county fair was aviation's winter meet, the All-American Air Maneuvers, at Miami last week. A half-dozen speed events went off like buggy-races. The ships that flew in them were not freakish rocket ships, but ordinary sport and businessmen's airplanes. At the finish at week's end, no open speed records had been broken, but no flier had been killed or maimed, no ship demolished. It was aviation's first big safe and sane get-together.

Most impressive and significant event of the week was the light plane cavalcade of some 550 Pipers, Taylor Cubs, Aeroncas, mobilized by Major Al Williams and his...

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