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TAILWINDS "THE AMERICAN CLIPPER" (See Cover) The giant Sikorsky, christened by Mrs. Hoover at the Naval Air Station and put in service on the Pan American Airways, is the largest plane in commercial service in the world. Some of the high-lights of this magnificent ship are: Cruising speed, 115 miles an hour. Carries 45 passengers. Has a wing span of 114 feet and is 75 feet long. It can cruise 1000 miles without refueling. All interior draperies, rugs, curtains and furnishings are fireproofed. The plane has an ice box, electric stove and steward's pantry. There are electric fixtures in each compartment, a call system for the steward, and individual ventilation units. Emergency food and drinking water make this plane independent at sea for an indefinite length of time. Six life-saving rafts, with emergency rations and water, are conveniently located at each exit. Reservations for space on air transport passenger planes may be made by telephone, according to Western Union and Postal Telegraph. With this service, passengers will be enabled to make their reservations by telephone, messengers will deliver tickets and make collections. Cairo Hotel T.F. Schneider Corporation QUE STREET AT SIXTEENTH WASHINGTON, D.C. JAMES T. HOWARD Managing Director [[image]] A Message to the Traveler- Whether you travel by air or train to the National Capital you will find it a delightful experience to stop at the Cairo Hotel and enjoy the low rates and excellent service. Rates: Single room and bath $2.50 to $3.00 Double room with bath $4.00 to $5.00 The restaurant upholds the Cairo standard of excellence at moderate prices. 11
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