National Affairs: Air Rules

Last week William P. MacCracken Jr., Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Aeronautics, issued a 45-page code of regulations for the new year, revised from last year's first code (TIME, Feb. 15). The code, very full, contains the following chief items: 1) Both ships and pilots will be divided in three classes: transport, industrial, private. 2) There will be stringent inspection rules for every plane built, new or remodeled. 3) Private pilots must be aged at least 16, transport and industrial 18, and must pass examination in mechanics and operation. 4) Acrobatic flying is prohibited over congested parts of cities or...

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