Transport: Airlines Associated

Because the Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce is dominated by manufacturers, all the scheduled airlines in the U. S. last week withdrew from it, formed a new body called the Air Transport Association of America. Its purpose: Coordination of schedules, credit, advertising, buying power, engineering data. Its president: Colonel Edgar Staley Gorrell.

A baldish, hard-driving man of 44, Colonel Gorrell was graduated from West Point and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, went to chase Pancho Villa in Mexico as adjutant of the ist Aero Squadron. In the War he fought on all five fronts, became Chief...

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