Artwork Description: The painting is entitled Dornier Do X. It is accompanied by the ol' 1950's introduction song to the Honeymooners TV show although that
show was about 15 years later. This scene is from a daytime photograph made to look like night time in New York which was also the place of the Honeymooners TV show. The Dornier Do X was the largest, heaviest, and most powerful flying boat in the world when it was produced by the Dornier company of Germany in 1929. First conceived by Dr. Claude Dornier in 1924, planning started in late 1925 and after over 240,000 work-hours it was completed in June 1929.
Maximum speed: 131.11 mph (211 km/h)
Maiden flight: Jul 12, 1929
Length: 131 feet (40.05 m)
Wingspan: 157 feet (47.98 m)
Manufacturer: Dornier Flugzeugwerke
Type: Flying boat