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August, 1931       U. S. AIR SERVICES

More than half of the pasengers--55.6 per cent-- traveling daily over regular routes of Century Air Lines are more than 40 years of age.

A BELLANCA Skyrocket, especially adapted to the special needs of the Radio Research Laboratory, was delivered, recently, to the U.S. Naval Air Station, Anacostia, D. C.

CONTINENTAL AIRWAYS started a new high speed service, recently, from Chicago to Washington D. C., via Canton and Pittsburgh. Fast schedules will make possible the delivery of Chicago passengers to Washington in 3 hours, 25 minutes. Mileage, about 600.

DR. HANS LUTHER, president of the Reichsbank, flew to and from Berlin to the Bank of International Settlements meeting at Basle. Mr. F. G. Coburn does not exaggerate when he says Dr. Luther's flight by airplane prove that aviation is performing its part in the solution of the problems of the German nation.

GODFREY L. CABOT, of Boston, has been honored by reelection to the important position of vice-president of the Federation Aeronautique Internationale. Only one other vice-president has been so honored by that famous body. Mr. Cabot was president of the National Aeronautic Association for two terms.

APPLICATIONS for the positions of associate engineer optional branches-aerial navigation, aeronautical, construction, heating and ventilating, and telephone and telegraph engineering) and assistant engineer (optional branches-heating and ventilating, and construction engineering) must be on file with the United States Civil Service Commission, Washington D. C., not later that August 21, 1931. The examination is to fill vacancies in various services for duty in Washington, D. C., or in the field. The entrance salaries for associate engineer range from $3,200 to $3,800 a year, and for assistant engineer from $2,600 to $3,200 a year. Full information may be obtained from the Secretary of the United States Civil Service Board of Examiners at the post office or custom house in any city of from the United States Civil Service Commission, Washington, D.C.

Wire, Strand, Cord, Thimbles, Ferrules, Power and Lighting Cables, Welding Wire
John A. Roebling's Sons Co., Trenton N. J. Branched in Principal Cities

The supreme achievement of America's Aeronautical engineers . . . today's aircraft engines. Most of them carry Scintilla Aircraft Magnetos as standard ignition equipment.
(Contractor to the U. S. Army and Navy)
(Subsidiary of Bendix Aviation Corporation)
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