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no date - during the National Air Races at the Cleveland Airport. These four beams, the most penetrating in the world, were turned on and off nightly by photo electric cell equipment operated by a searchlight on a flying plane

SPECTACULAR NIGHT DISPLAY

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Searchlights

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Four Westinghouse narrow beam searchlights installed in front of the grandstand provided a spectacular night display during the National Air Races at the Cleveland Airport. These four beams, the most penetrating in the world, were turned on and off nightly by photo electric cell equipment operated by a searchlight on a flying plane.



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