Novel French Plane Design (Jun, 1935)
Novel French Plane Design
Jacques Gerin, French engineer, who invented the plane with variable wing: surfaces illustrated in our December, 1932, issue, has a new design for a 20-passenger ship in which the rear of the body flattens out into a spatula-shaped tail. With 3440 horsepower, he expects a speed of 310 miles an hour and a range of 2,500 miles. Landing: speed low— 25 miles an hour.