Aeronautics: NACA Show

Of the 170 aeronautical designers, builders and editors who sailed down the Potomac from Washington last week for the annual show of the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, the one who had most fun was 60-year-old Pioneer Airman Orville Wright. Last year at NACA's laboratory at Langley Field. Va. he had seen the new half-mile testing channel through which seaplane hulls are whisked 60 m.p.h by an electric towing car. He had thought about it many times since then. Last week he gazed at it again, finally asked if he might have a ride....

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