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April 1913        FLY MAGAZINE           3
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Dr. F.M. Bell has had 4 Roberts Motors
His letter below voices the opinion of many

The Roberts Motor Co.,             St. Louis, Mo., Nov 3, 1912
     Sandusky, Ohio.
Having just completed my 1912 season of commercial flying with my Benoist Military Tractor Biplane No.30 equipped with 6-X Motor No. 181, I take pleasure in stating voluntarily and without solicitation on your part, that your motor never failed me during the entire Season's flying from any fault of the engine or equipment connected with it. My repair bill on engine was practically nothing and the surplus power delivered in emergency requirements astonished all who saw its performances.
I do not feel that this expression of continuous performance and reliability record is needed by you because it is but the opinion of all practical flyers I have ever known who have had experience with your product in the air. The four Roberts engines I have had intimate personal knowledge of in the last two years but confirm the opinion I have heard often expressed: "You can come nearer forgetting a Roberts than any other engine in the air."
With best wishes,
Sincerely yours,
Flying Benoist Military Tractor Biplane No. 80
Send for copies of similar letters. (Standard equipment Paragon propellers)
THE ROBERTS MOTOR CO., 1467 Columbus Avenue, Sandusky, Ohio
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