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The Challenge de Tourisme: A French View of the Competing Machines and Standards of Performance Obtained

Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology

ISSN: 0002-2667

Article publication date: 1 October 1934

Abstract

THE fourth competition for the “Challenge de Tourisme International,” to give it its official spelling, met with excellent success. Five countries entered 47 machines, 34 contestants qualified at the opening on August 28th at Mokotow aerodrome, near Warsaw, 32 passed the severe preliminary trials and started for a Tour of Europe and North Africa nearly 10,000 km. long, and 19 survived the final ordeal, an all‐out race over 297 km. flown over a triangular course in the vicinity of Warsaw.

Citation

de Marolles, R.J. (1934), "The Challenge de Tourisme: A French View of the Competing Machines and Standards of Performance Obtained", Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology, Vol. 6 No. 10, pp. 259-264. https://doi.org/10.1108/eb029854

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