ARMY & NAVY: Robots by Denny


Cinemactor Reginald Denny last week sold to the U. S. War Department six radio-controlled airplanes, to be used as targets for anti-aircraft gunners and pursuit pilots. First developed in California as a Denny hobby, the miniature (8 ft. by 12 ft.), gasoline-driven robots need no pilots, can fly at 7,000 to 8,000 feet for 30 minutes. Until the planes are delivered next summer, practicing gunners must continue to get along with colored streamers towed behind full-sized craft.


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