Executives: Final Flight

Delta Air Lines, fifth largest U.S.

air carrier, with 14,119 miles of route and 10% of the business, was a one-man show for 41 years. The man was Collett Everman Woolman. Old-fash ioned where finances were involved, "C. E." was progressive about his equip ment. Nothing pleased him so much as the fact that the airline he founded was the first to fly the Convair 880, the DC-8, and last year the DC-9. Delta was also scheduled to be first with the Lockheed L-100, a civilian model of the Air Force Hercules cargo...

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