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Navy Calls Halt At Flight of 4.6 Miles Per Minute, No Date

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Report that Rear Admiral W. A. Moffett, Chief of the Bureau of Naval Aeronautics, ordered that all speed races would be put on hold due to the belief of his Technical Staff that the navy planes utilized in the contests had reached their physical limits at that time.
Title: Navy Calls Halt At Flight of 4.6 Miles Per Minute, No Date.
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Name(s): Unknown Publication
Type of Resource: still image
Genre: Newspaper Clipping
Issuance: multipart monograph
Publisher: West Florida History Center, UWF Libraries, digitized from materials loaned by the National Naval Aviation Museum
Extent: 1 newspaper clipping (Part 1 of 2)
Summary: Report that Rear Admiral W. A. Moffett, Chief of the Bureau of Naval Aeronautics, ordered that all speed races would be put on hold due to the belief of his Technical Staff that the navy planes utilized in the contests had reached their physical limits at that time.
Identifier: uwfnam_HJBbox3_ND_NavyCallsHalt (IID)
Note(s): A Project of the Gulf Coast Maritime Digital Portal Project
Subject(s): Brow, Harold J. -- Aviation History -- Naval History -- 1920's
Held by: University of West Florida
Held by: National Naval Aviation Museum
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/uwf/fd/uwfnam_HJBbox3_ND_NavyCallsHalt
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Host Institution: UWF

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Title: Navy Calls Halt At Flight of 4.6 Miles Per Minute.
Name(s): Unknown Publication, Newspaper
Type of Resource: text
Genre: Newspaper Clipping
Issuance: multipart monograph
Publisher: West Florida History Center, UWF Libraries, digitized from materials loaned by the National Naval Aviation Museum
Place of Publication: Washington, D.C.
Extent: 1 newspaper article, 2 clippings
Language(s): Eng
Summary: Report that Rear Admiral W. A. Moffett, Chief of the Bureau of Naval Aeronautics, ordered that all speed races would be put on hold due to the belief of his Technical Staff that the navy planes utilized in the contests had reached their physical limits at that time. The continuation recounts the nature of the speed races between Lt. Harold J. Brow and A. J. Williams noting Williams had the higher average speed though that Brow attained the highest single speed of 274 mph.
Identifier: uwfnam_HJBbox3_ND_NavyCallsHalt_cmpd (IID)
Note(s): A Project of the Gulf Coast Maritime Digital Portal Project
Subject(s): Brow, Harold J. -- Aviation History -- Naval History -- 1920's
Held by: University of West Florida
Held by: National Naval Aviation Museum
Persistent Link to This Record: http://purl.flvc.org/uwf/fd/uwfnam_HJBbox3_ND_NavyCallsHalt_cmpd
Use and Reproduction: http://rightsstatements.org/vocab/InC-EDU/1.0/
Host Institution: UWF

In Collections