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Journal Issue


This souvenir issue for the International Air Races held in Dayton, Ohio on October 2, 3, and 4th, 1924, promotes Dayton, Ohio as the birthplace of aviation and advertises Dayton businesses. The articles highlight Dayton and its prominent role in aviation, the first international air races in Rheims in 1909, how to judge the air races, touring Dayton from the air, the photographic survey of America from the air by Lieutenants John A. Macready and A.W. Stevens of McCook Field, the Advance Airplane Company (WACO), the Barling Bomber, the Shenandoah and ZR-3 Zeppelins, the Johnson Airplane & Supply Company in Dayton, bombing battleships from airplanes, fighting insects with aircraft, the Dayton Community Chest, the U.S. Air Mail, Leland Electric Company's role in the air races, Benzol gas made by Caldwell & Taylor Company in Dayton, the Round-the-World Flight, the Schneider Cup Race, the purpose of the air races, a review of the 1923 air races, Dayton as a model city, and logistical information for visitors to the air races in Dayton. Advertisements promote Dayton companies.

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The Slipstream Publishing Co.




The Wright Brothers; Aviation; Airplane racing; Dayton (Ohio)


Arts and Humanities | History | United States History

Slipstream Monthly: International Air Races Souvenir of Dayton, Ohio, U.S.A., Oct. 2, 3, 4, 1924 (Vol. 5, No. 10)