AERONAUTICS: Italian Innovations

Milan, neither seaport nor lake town, viewed with alarm increasing numbers of commercial hydroplanes which dotted the sky above the city, but never descended. Enterprising Milanese therefore chose to build an artificial lake where seaplanes may alight. Surrounding will be hangars, offices, hotels. But already, like a huge glittering coffin, the oblong water field waits for hydroplanes.

No less innovation is at Turin where, on the roof of the Fiat factories, an automobile race course has been built.