The Competitions


The program cover for the 1932 “Aviation Week” which included the NAA convention and the Washington Air Derby. Note that Chet managed to get his Stinson on the cover.

The 1920’s and 1930’s are best remembered for their airshows and competitions.  If there’s one place where Chet’s contribution to aviation was the most enduring, it was in his organisation and promotion of airshows in the Washington, DC area.  We’ll take a look at the following: