AERONAUTICS: 100 Passengers

Major Reuben Hollis Fleet, president of Consolidated Aircraft Corp. (Buffalo, N. Y.) announced last week that construction would soon be started on a seaplane capable of carrying 100 persons across the Atlantic. Preliminary plans call for 62 staterooms, noiseproof walls, a 200-ft. promenade, a power plant of 16 Curtiss Conqueror 600-h. p. motors. Consolidated at present makes the largest U. S. riving boats, the 22 and 30-passenger Commodores, 10 of which are in regular service on N. Y. R. B. A.'s routes in South America.


Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!