Peculiar was the big duralumin plane delivered at the Newark, N. J., Field last week for testing. Its 46-ft. fuselage is 11 ft. wide, almost twice the ordinary width. Its nose encloses two water-cooled V-type, 662-h. p. engines. The fuselage has room in an 11 ft. by 17 ft. space for 20 passengers, and back of that, place for 1,000 Ibs. baggage. Wing spread is 89 ft., load capacity 7½ tons, cruising speed 150 m. p. h., high speed 175 m. p. h. It was secretly built for P. W. Chapman of Sky Lines, Inc., to carry passengers between New York...

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