AVIATION: Helicopter Cabs?

Just three weeks after applying to the Civil Aeronautics Board for a postwar air route to Moscow, with way stops, small but lusty Northeast Airlines last week uncorked another breath-taking plan for the future.

With a vast fleet of Igor Sikorsky's newly perfected helicopters, Northeast planned to blanket New England from Manhattan to Fort Kent, Me., with a local airmail and express service operated from the rooftops of post offices and railroad stations in 400 cities and hamlets. Because the helicopter can fly straight up, straight down, backward, forward, horizontally, remain stationary...

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