Aviation: The Crowded Skies

The color pictures and charts that begin on the opposite page tell the remarkable story of a jetliner's nonstop flight across the U.S. Oddly enough, one of the remarkable things about the flight was that it was not remarkable at all. The TWA 707 took off from Los Angeles International Airport, soared smoothly across the nation, landed at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport. No hitches, no nervous moments, no bother. And therein lies an even more remarkable story—a story that involves 14,000 highly trained and dedicated...

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