New Material for Airplane Construction
Tests were conducted in England to prove the value of a new material for airplane construction. Letters placed in a box made of this material and subjected to an intense heat did not show any sign of the heat when removed. The inventor entered a box made of this substance, oil was poured on the outside, ignited and the flames activated to resemble fire conditions when an airplane crashes. The temperature on the outside was carefully registered. The temperature inside the box was 22° C. and the man felt no discomfort. Persons who witnessed the tests believe that an airplane made of this material will be free of the danger of bursting into flame.
A parade, a dance and a supper were arranged by Sykesville, Md., to celebrate the arrival of its new 500-gallon pumper.