Report on the general design of commercial aircraft

Edward P. Warner
naca-tn-113
September, 1922


Given here are evaluations of six different European aircraft from the point of view of a passenger. The aircraft discussed are the DH 34, the Handley-Page W8B, the Farman Goliath, the Potez IX, the Spad 33 (Berline), and the Fokker F.III. The airplanes were evaluated with regard to seating comfort, ventilation, noise, seating arrangements, cabin doors, baggage accommodation, interior arrangement of cabins, pilot's position and communication with the pilot, pilot accommodations, view from the cabin, safety, and lavatory accommodations.

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