Aeronautics: Fastest?

Cruising speed of 125 m, p, h. for transport planes is considered creditable. Last week Bowen Air Lines Inc. declared it would operate a passenger service between Fort Worth, Tex. and Washington, D. C. with planes that cruise at 175 m. p. h. and have a top speed of 230 m. p. h. The schedule, if fulfilled, would be fastest in the world (1,210 mi. in 7 hr.). The planes, to be built by Detroit Aircraft Corp., are a six-passenger cabin type of Lockheed Sirius, heretofore built only in two-place open cockpit style....

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