1939 Cleveland National Air Races Pre-Race Mimeo

19-AR-5

Regular price $75.00

Mimeographed (typed) 8.5x11" stapled packet for contestants and promoters. 16pp, extensively lists rule changes, general rules, pilot eligibility, entries and fees, rejection and exclusion of entrants, markings on airplanes, protests, disqualifications, expenses of pilots and mechanics, rules of the races, finish of the race, pylon turns, winner of the race (10pp). This is followed by 6pp of rules and purses for the Parachute Contest, Henderson Merit Award, Bendix Race, Ludlum Steel Race, Greve Trophy Race and finally the famous Thompson Trophy Race. This is information not found in the colorful programs for the year and these are quite rare since they were disposable and flimsy.