AERONAUTICS: Flying Trains

The country has broken out in a rash of airplane companies, if one credits the flow of items which bubble up each morning to attract the newspaper reader. The latest project is a New York-to-Chicago airway; there to connect with the Chicago-and-San Francisco planes, already operating. The fare will be $400; the flying time 32 hours. Trains take 90 hours; cost $140.

Alluring reports of various concerns picture the passenger stepping into a deeply upholstered cabin; sailing smoothly, swiftly above the realms of way stations; ordering luncheon from a white-coated and obsequious...

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