AERONAUTICS: Flights, Flyers: Dec. 24, 1928

Sleeping Passengers. Those who have flown as passengers to a definite destination know that, except for a few minutes after the takeoff, the trip becomes monotonous. William Bushnell Stout who makes all-metal planes for Ford Motor Co. and who is an executive of both Northwest Airways and Stout Air Services, remarked at Lehigh University last week that two out of five air passengers sleep enroute. In Germany last week one George Hermann slept so soundly while the Junkers plane on which he was a passenger bucked and twisted to a crash, that he knew...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

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 TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

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