HIGHLIGHTS A QUARTER OF A CENTURY AGO - 1912
from the Early Birds of Aviation
June, 1937 - Number 20
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M. H. Simmons demonstrated the stalling of an airplane at low altitudes,
it dropping gradually and taking its own gliding angle to a landing without mishap, using the inherently stable tandem monoplane built by
R. R. Grant. Entirely uninstructed, Simmons flew the first time up. An extensive aircraft show held at
Grand Central Palace. James Means urged on the military smoke signalling from aircraft and subsequently demonstrated his system, the
forerunner of skywriting. Paul Peck hung up a new American duration record of 4:33:15 in Miss Columbia powered by a 50 horse Gyro Developed by Robert S. Moore for