AERONAUTICS: Flyabouts

Solitary flight is lonely with nothing to break the monotony of blue sky and clear airs. News from England shows that light-plane builders recognize the need of sociability; and at a recent meet at Lympne, two-seater "chummy-fly-abouts" made their appearance for the first time. With a 30 horsepower engine, the curiously named Wee-Bee 1 made a speed of 70 m.p.h., with a mileage of 36 to the gallon, carrying a pilot and passenger of ordinary weight.

Perhaps these cheap and tiny planes will make flying truly popular. Models for 1925 are being announced...

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