Aeronautics: Big One

On sidings at Hall-Aluminum Aircraft Co. factory in Buffalo last week were shunted the biggest flatcars that railroad men could round up. One day soon, part of the factory walls will be taken down, out will come the hull of the biggest flying boat ever built in the U. S., second in size only to Germany's DO-X. It will be shipped to the Navy at Hampton Roads, Va.

The new ship is intended for long-distance patrol flight, heavy bombing. Except for fabric coverings of wing and tail surfaces, it is built of metal,...

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