Aeronautics: New Passenger Ships

So adolescent is the science of air transportation, ships are called obsolete by engineers before the public is fully aware of them. The year 1933 will witness at least the partial retirement of practically all types of passenger planes now flying the nation's transcontinental airways— the ponderous 14-passenger Boeings, the antiquated trimotored Fords and Fokkers, the cheap, slow Stinsons. In their places will come new, sleek craft into which designers have built speed, speed—more speed than the U. S. air traveler has yet known. None will carry more than ten passengers—ample...

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