ARMY & NAVY: Cyclops

"I christen thee Cyclops!"

Crash. Fizz. Splash-sh-sh.

Miss Eleanor Godley of Trenton, N. J., stepped back, dripping but smiling, and surveyed her handiwork. She had splintered a bunting-wrapped bottle of ginger-ale upon the nose of a monster all-metal bombing biplane at the Bristol, Pa., factory of the Huff-Daland Airplanes Inc. Bigger, stronger, all-metal, it was one of many new types of bombing planes that are abuilding in various shops for the Army Air Service, in competition to succeed the Martin bomber as official type for the national bombing fleet, which numbers at...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!