AVIATION: A Star Is Born

There had never been anything quite like it in the aviation industry. The first to talk was Jack Frye, the burly, kinky-haired president of Transcontinental & Western Air, Inc. Said he: TWA has spent $30,000,000 to buy 36 Constellations, Lockheed Aircraft Corp.'s eel-sleek, 340-mile-an-hour airliner.

When TWA gets its first commercial Constellations in a few weeks, it will start its commercial flights across the Atlantic forthwith. Jack Frye promised that TWA's new beauties could fly nonstop from New York to Paris in about 14 hours, little more than half the present flying...

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