AERONAUTICS: General Motors & Dornier

Because Germany's great aircraft builder Dr. Claude Dornier frankly told the right U. S. industrial leaders last spring that he needed money to expand his manufacturing plants at Friedrichshafen, General Motors' President Alfred Pritchard Sloan last month went over to Friedrichshafen with a staff of engineers. They looked over the Dornier plant, machines and blue prints. They saw the 12-motored Do-X, which last fortnight carried 169 passengers over Lake Constance. Result was that Mr. Sloan bought for General Motors the licenses to manufacture Dornier planes in the U. S. General Motors lawyers immediately...

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