National Geographic : 1933 May
00 Photograph by Fairchild Aerial Surveys THE "AMERICAN CLIPPER" IS THE PULLMAN OF THE SKIES Each of its five cabins is wider than a Pullman compartment. Seats are copied after Queen Anne easy chairs. The four motors arewell removed from cabins, which are sound-proofed, so that conversation in a normal voice may be heard. Ceilings areeight and ahalf feet high, and broad, carpeted aisles permit free movement about the ship. The ship must taxi about one mile to gather speed for the take-off (see pages 629, 630, 632).