Aeronautics: Pan American's Knot

Pan American Airways has thrown a noose of airlines around South America and the Caribbean Sea, roping 32 countries. The U. S. knot of the noose is the Miami, Fla. airport. To perfect knot and noose, President Juan Terry Trippe had scheduled for the next three years a $5,000,000 program of building planes and airports. Last week he announced that Pan American will go ahead at once with the complete program, to take advantage of low costs and boost President Roosevelt's recovery campaign.

Largest item of the program is a $1,000,000 seaplane airbase on...

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