AERONAUTICS: Flights & Flyers: Apr. 15, 1929

Lahm Prize. Almost forgotten in the U. S. is Frank S. Lahm, 83, first U. S. citizen to take up ballooning as a sport, first person to give a full account of what Wilbur and Orville Wright accomplished, great protagonist of the Wrights in France. But in France where the elder Lahm has lived in retirement since the War, he is less a recollection. Each year he gives 30,000 francs ($1,175) for the most interesting accomplishment in aviation. Last week he gave the money to Juan de la Cierva, who invented the autogiro...

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