AERONAUTICS: Air Story

Major Gorden Reel, former New York State Highway Commissioner and an officer in the Air Service Reserve, last week told the New York Exchange Club a tale of the air. Told he:

"A certain instructor, irritated at the cautious progress and boasting manner of his flying pupil, decided to test the old swimming hole belief. They took off on an instruction flight in a machine with dual controls, one for the instructor and the other for the student.

"After they had been up a while, the instructor unhooked his control stick, showed it to the student, and threw it overboard with a...

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