AN AUSTRALIAN-BUILT COMMERCIAL AEROPLANE: The Larkin Aircraft Supply Co.'s "Lascoter" monoplane (220 h.p. Armstrong Siddeley "Puma"). This machine is claimed to be the first commercial aircraft completely designed and built in Australia to receive a certificate of airworthiness. It is mainly constructed of metal, and with the "Puma" engine and disposable load of 2,000 lbs. has a speed range of 45-112 m.p.h., and a ceiling of 15,000 ft. A "Nimbus" or "Jaguar" engine can also be fitted in this machine.