Aeronautics: Cord Into Avco

Cord Into Avco

Among other big air transport operators the name of smart Errett Lobban Cord has been anything but hallowed. He established Century and Century Pacific Lines parallel to "pioneer" services. Equipping his lines with his own cheaply operated Stinson tri-motors, he forced fares down. In his efforts to get airmail contracts he persuaded many a Congressman that the Government pays too much money to have its mail flown. In no quarter was he less popular than with American Airways (operating subsidiary of Aviation...

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