Education: For the Air Age

At Chattanooga's municipal airport one day last week, a group of excited Tennessee schoolmarms & masters (age range: from 20s to 70s) took to the air, 29 of them for the first time. After zooming around for 20 minutes they were shown why a plane flies, how an airport tower operates, how weather and communication services are conducted. The occasion was the first of a series of "institutes" to prepare teachers for a state-wide program of aviation instruction in all public schools, from first grade through college.

Tennessee is one of 15 states which have decided to prepare their youngsters...

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