Business & Finance: Cleveland Aviation

In the national play for aviation manufacture, Cleveland last week lost another deal, recuperated on a previous loss. ^ The current loss was Goodyear Zeppelin Corp.'s proposed factory for building, first, two airships larger than the Los Angeles or Graf Zeppelin, and later, simi- lar ones. Cleveland wanted the industry. Los Angeles, San Diego and 100 other cities wanted it. President Paul Weeks Litchfield of both the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. and the affiliated Goodyear Zeppelin Corp., chose Akron, Goodyear headquarters.

A previous loss was the military airplane business of Glenn L. Martin...

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