AIR: High-School Pilots

Many a young man who would like to fly for the U. S. Army or Navy resents the supposed fact that only collegians can sprout wings. Last week the Army Air Corps had the best possible answer to this mistaken resentment: 412 examination papers, turned in by youngsters who had had less than two years in college and who had been allowed to take these tests instead, to get in line for cadetships.

In the Air Corps's two previous examinations (in August and November) about 60% failed. Most flunked on mathematics, especially trigonometry: many could have passed if they had taken...

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