Only Negro airman known to the U. S. at large is Hubert Fauntleroy ("Black Eagle") Julian, who once cracked up Haile Selassie's private plane in Ethiopia and is now in Manhattan, talking about flying. In fact, the U. S. has licensed 129 Negroes as commercial, private and student pilots, including Student Julian, whose license expired last year, and twelve women. Air-minded Negroes have learned to fly at six schools run by & for their race, at 43 more for whites and blacks.

Last week the U. S. Army Air Corps confronted the possibility that it also might have to train and...

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