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around Mineola. Frisbie made his first public exhibition flights at Ontario Beach, Rochester, New York, on Labor Day. Probably over-anxious to make good, he had his troubles, but did succeed in making some satisfactory flights. After this event he returned to Mineola and continued practice, then flew with Tod Schriver at Wilmington, Delaware, October 4th to 7th, under Baldwin's management. On October 15th he obtained F.A.I. License No. 24 at Garden City, New York. October 22nd to 31st he flew at the Belmont Park Meet and made a good showing. He had a minor smashup there but was not injured.

Following this event Frisbie joined the Moisant International Aviators Exhibition Troupe as one of their aviators. The troupe consisted of John Moisant, Charles Hamilton, and Frisbie of the United States, and Rene Simon, Rolland Garros and Rene Barrier, of France. Their first engagement was at Richmond, Virginia, November 2nd to 26th, then at Chattanooga, Tennessee November 28th, and Memphis, Tennessee December 1st to 17th. At this time Frisbie installed an 8-cylinder, 60 H.P. Hall-Scott engine in his plane. December 19th and 20th they were at Tupelo, Mississippi, then at New Orleans, Louisiana, December 24th to 31st. On the last day John B. Moisant was killed in a crash, but the troupe carried on.

In January, 1911, they were at Dallas, Texas, on the 4th to 9th; Fort Worth, Texas the 12th and 13th; and Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the 14th to 18th. In February they flew at San Antonio, Texas, the 2nd to 6th; El Paso, Texas, the 9th to 13th, then at Mexico City, Mexico, February 23rd to March 8th. The next stop was Vera Cruz, Mexico, March 11th to 13th, and March 22nd to 27th they were at Havana, Cuba.

April 13th to 15th they flew at Hutchinson, Kansas, then at Pueblo, Colorado on the 17th to 19th and in Denver, Colorado the 21st to 23d. In May they exhibited at St. Joseph, Missouri the 1st to 7th and Omaha, Nebraska May 8th to 10th. Continuing in the Midwest, they flew at Des Moines, Iowa on June 3d; Ottumwa, Iowa, June 5th to 7th; and Davenport, Iowa, the 9th to 12th. Exhibitions were flown at Terre Haute, Indiana, on June 17th and Logansport, Indiana, June 25th.

In June the group was reduced to Frisbie, Simon and Barrier, under the management of C. L. Young. During that period Frisbie was also using a 7-cylinder, 50 H.P. Gnome rotary engine in his plane. That month they completed an 8-month con-

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