COMMONWEALTH (British Commonwealth of Nations)
Ships & Definitions
The Empire Premiers in England for the Imperial Conference (TIME, Nov. 1 et seq.) journeyed to Cardington, Bedfordshire, last week and were shown the giant air liners R-100 and R-101 now building under a shroud of mystery for the London-Cairo-Bombay air service scheduled to open next year (TIME, Oct. 4).
The Premiers, pleasurably aghast, viewed the mighty steel framework of these sister ships, each 730 feet long and to be equipped each with five 600-horsepower heavy oil engines, capable of driving the ships 4,000...