Transport: Cinema

Night flying, more & more popular on U. S. airlines, is a bore. The scenery is blackness, scattered lights, sometimes stars. Not bored, however, were nine passengers on a Washington-Pittsburgh plane of Central Airlines one night last week. Two seats had been removed to install a five-foot-square screen at the cabin's front end. Warner Brothers had provided a cinema projector, two technicians, a specially-made 16-mm. print of Devil Dogs of the Air. The tri-Wasp Ford, ordinarily noisy, had been sound-proofed with rock wool.

Although neither noise nor vibration interfered with passengers'...