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Daily Program of Events

Events of necessity may not be run off in the order listed. Listen for Announcements.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 1st

Army Day - Boy Scout Day - Junior Aviation Day - Ladies Day - A Century of Progress Day
Convention Day - Hamilton Club Day

Event

A 1:00 P. M.--Texaco Fire Chief Band.

B Arrival of First Pursuit Group U. S. Army Air Corps from Selfridge Field.

C American Legion Drill.

D Arrival of U. S. Marine Air Corps from Quantico, Va.

E Opening Ceremony.

F Event No. 20-Parachute Jumping Contest.

G Event No. 1-Free-for-all for men and women pilots. Total purse $400.00 and trophy. Fifteen points towards Sweepstake award. Open to any type airplane, powered with an engine having not more than 200 cubic inch piston displacement. Qualifying speed-100 miles per hour. Distance-20 miles, four laps over a 5-mile course.

SCORING 

PLACE NAME TIME 
1st
2nd 
3rd 
4th 
5th 

H Johnny Miller in Looping Autogiro--Sponsored by The Pennzoil Company. 

I Open Port--Music by the Texaco Fire Chief Band. 

J Tactical Maneuvers by First Pursuit Group U. S. Army Air Corps. 

K Event No. 2--FRED E. KEELER TROPHY RACE--Free-for-all for men and women pilots. Total purse $800.00. Fifteen points towards Sweepstake award. Open to any type airplane, powered with an engine having not more than 375 cubic inch piston displacement. Qualifying speed--150 miles per hour. Distance--30 miles, six laps over a 5-mile course. 

SCORING 

PLACE NAME TIME 
1st
2nd 
3rd 
4th 
5th 

L Lieut. Tito Falconi--Premier Italian Acrobat.

Event

M Tactical Maneuvers by U. S. Marine Air Corps.

N "Spud" Manning's 10,000 ft. Delayed Parachute Jump--Sponsored by the Pennzoil Company.

O The "Arup" Mystery Ship.

P Phillips "66" Hollywood Trio--Acrobatic Smoke Screen--Frank Clarke, Howard Batt, Paul Mantz--Sponsored by the Phillips Petroleum Company.

Q Open Port--Music by the Texaco Fire Chief Band.

R Event No. 3--THE CHICAGO DAILY NEW TROPHY RACE--Free-for-all for men and women pilots. Total purse $1800.00 and trophy. Fifteen points towards Sweepstake award. Open to any type airplane, powered with an engine having not more than 550 cubic inch piston displacement. Qualifying speed--175 miles per hour. Distance--50 miles, ten laps over a 5-mile course.

SCORING 

PLACE NAME TIME 

1st 
2nd 
3rd 
4th 
5th 

V Group Parachute Jump. Grand Finale. 

W Start of Balloon Inflation. Officials will leave Announcer's Stand and proceed to gas lines and hydrogen tanks. Valves will be turned on to start the Official Inflation of Balloons in preparation of the James Gordon Bennett Balloon Race Saturday. 

GORDON BENNETT BALLOON RACE PAGE 17

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on scoring do I have to put the exact number of dots?

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