AERONAUTICS: Flights & Flyers: Dec. 9, 1929

Goliaths. Giant planes of U. S. manufacture have met with bad luck. Fire almost destroyed Keystone's 18-passenger Patrician. Rebuilt, it toured the country, then at Boston this summer it broke itself in a ditch. (It has again been rebuilt.) The Burnelli Skyliner for Paul Wadsworth Chapman (owner of the Leviathan) was washed out landing in a high wind. Anthony Hermann Gerard Fokker, designer extraordinary, was greeted with commiseration when he stepped off the Homeric, back from Europe, last week. His F-32, seating 32 persons, largest...

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