BLERIOT MONO. Believed to be the transatlantic flight monoplane specially built for his son by Bleriot before the former was killed, the Bleriot 195 of the 1920s was a mail/freight, cantilever monoplane with an a.u.w. of 18,000 lb. Powered by four (tandem) 250-h.p. Hispano-Suiza 8A engines, the Bleriot 195 had a max. speed of 130 m.p.h. Span 70 ft. 10 in.; length 44 ft. 10 in. A seaplane version was planned.