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Air Mail scandal (10,371 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article

The Air Mail scandal, also known as the Air Mail fiasco, is the name that the American press gave to the political scandal resulting from a 1934 congressional
United States airmail service (4,703 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
appropriately franked, and assigned to any then existing class or sub-class of the Air Mail service. After an intermittent series of government sponsored experimental
Mail plane (251 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
USA were operated by the United States Army Air Corps, soon ending in the Air Mail scandal. In the past, mail-carrying aircraft had to carry a special official
United States House Committee on Post Office and Post Roads (336 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
service, pneumatic tube service, postal savings banks, postal telegraphy, the Air Mail Service, and Rural Free Delivery were included in its jurisdiction. As
United Aircraft and Transport Corporation (375 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
companies held by United) continued to operate under their own names. After the Air Mail scandal of 1934, the U.S. government concluded that such large holding
National Air Transport (662 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
was a large United States airline; in 1930 it was bought by Boeing. The Air Mail Act of 1934 prohibited airlines and manufacturers from being under the
Air Mail Act of 1925 (430 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Air Mail Act of 1925, also known as the Kelly Act, was a key piece of legislation that intended to free the airmail from total control by the Post
Cairo–Baghdad air route (447 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Cairo–Baghdad Air Route was an airmail route established by the Royal Air Force following a conference of British military and civil officials held
List of airlines by foundation date (179 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
3 other airlines to form United Airlines following the Air Mail scandal in 1933 and the Air Mail Act of 1934. In 1934 Varney Speed Lines was established
William P. MacCracken Jr. (991 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
navigation facilities". Later he was convicted of contempt of congress in the Air Mail scandal in 1934. William was born in Chicago, Illinois, September 17
Federal Aviation Commission (187 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
The Federal Aviation Commission was set up in 1935 by order of the Air Mail Act of 1934 to make a survey of aeronautical conditions in the United States
Dean Smith (pilot) (2,786 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
discontinued these ventures. Smith was instrumental in the inauguration of the air mail service by the United States Postal Service (USPS) in the summer of 1919
Pittsburgh–Monroeville Airport (423 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
its air shows that attracted hundreds of spectators and for handling the air mail for the Wilmerding Post Office. Pittsburgh–Monroeville Airport currently
The Flying Mail (700 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Flying Mail was one of a series of films that showcased the exploits of the air mail service. Following a party, Sherry Gillespie (Al Wilson), a U. S. Mail
United Aircraft (1,151 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
became United Technologies. The Air Mail scandal of the early 1930s resulted in a rebuilt air mail system, under the Air Mail Act of 1934, in which carriers
United States Army Air Corps (13,758 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Air Corps was called upon in early 1934 to deliver mail in the wake of the Air Mail scandal, involving the postmaster general and heads of the airlines.
SAB DB-80 (939 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
DB-81 were single-engine, all-metal French light transports aimed at the air mail market whilst carrying two passengers. Identical apart from their engines
Maurice Guillaux (1,556 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
He was injured and his aircraft was badly damaged. Guillaux took over the air mail project. He took off on his journey from Flemington showgrounds, Melbourne
Varney Air Lines (977 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Transport, and National Air Transport In 1934, the Air Mail scandal resulted in the passage of the Air Mail Act which forbade aircraft manufacturers from
Keystone B-6 (757 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
with many other Army Air Corps planes, as mail planes in what became the Air Mail scandal of 1934. On December 27, 1935, six B-6 bombers of the 23rd Bomb
United States government role in civil aviation (3,084 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
initiated an intercity airmail route. The subsequent achievements of the Air Mail Service included the establishment of a transcontinental route and the
Empire Air Mail Scheme (830 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
world civil aviation in the late 1930s following the establishment of The Air Mail Route from Cairo to Bagdad in the early 1920s. Conceived in 1934 by Sir
Sperry UFO case (791 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
by towed glider, which took place in 1935 (see Glines, C. The Saga of the Air Mail, Ayer, 1980, ISBN 0405122136, pp.143-44) Project Blue Book documents
Melville Clyde Kelly (294 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
resolution to permit private contracting of airmail service. This resolution, the Air Mail Act of 1925 was signed into law on February 2, 1925, prompting many companies
Vail Airport, Montebello (847 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
entrepreneurs founded Western Air Express and the airport to cash in on the Air Mail Act of 1925 that opened up bidding on air mail contracts. Western Air
Raytheon Technologies (3,168 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
aviation (cargo, passenger, private, air mail) and military aviation. After the Air Mail scandal of 1934, the U.S. government concluded that such large holding
James Clark Edgerton (281 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
pilot. When the Post Office Department took over flying operations of the Air Mail Service later in 1918, Edgerton stayed with the service eventually becoming
Aviation law (1,063 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
regulation in the United Kingdom and its colonies. In the United States, the Air Mail Act of 1925 and the Civil Aeronautics Act of 1938 formed the early basis
Philip G. Johnson (639 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
company, which was broken up by legislative action in the aftermath of the Air Mail scandal of 1934. Johnson became president of United Airlines, which emerged
Air Mail scandal accidents and incidents (6,149 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
compared to 46 in 1933 and 47 in 1935. The press dubbed this the Air Mail scandal, or the Air Mail fiasco. This is a list of documented accidents and incidents
1920 Golders Green Handley Page O/400 crash (531 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
 45924. London. 15 December 1920. col E, p. 12. Jackson 1973, p. 523 "The Air Mail Crash. Cause of Accident Unknown., Evidence at Inquest". Law. The Times
Chicago and Southern Air Lines (1,641 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
and then the government called for new bids on the Air Mail routes. Putnam bid on and received the Air Mail route between Chicago and New Orleans by way
Walter Folger Brown (432 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
General from 1929 until 1933. He was best known from his involvement in the Air Mail scandal. He was also a delegate to the Republican National Convention
History of Delta Air Lines (8,052 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
to Fort Worth, Texas. Passenger service ceased in October 1930 when the air mail contract for the route Delta had pioneered was awarded to another airline
Douglas Y1B-7 (1,345 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
some of the least unsuitable aircraft in the Air Corps inventory for the air mail role, so the six remaining Y1B-7s and the five Y1O-35s, together with
William A. Patterson (819 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Patterson was promoted to vice president of United. In 1934, in reaction to the Air Mail scandal and the departure of Johnson, Patterson became the company's
Transcontinental Air Transport (525 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
merged with Maddux Air Lines and in 1930, during what was to become the Air Mail scandal, it merged with Western Air Express to form Transcontinental
Masked villain (810 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Invisible Hand "Phantom Face" in The Mystery Mind "The Black Hawk" in The Air Mail Mystery "The Scorpion" in Blake of Scotland Yard "The Tiger Shark" in
Trans World Airlines (8,361 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
following charges of favoritism in the contracts, the Air Mail scandal erupted, leading to the Air Mail Act of 1934, which dissolved the forced Transcontinental/Western
Paul Michael Glaser (1,029 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
House; credited as "Michael Glaser" 1973 The Waltons Todd Cooper Actor ("The Air Mail Man") 1974 The Rockford Files Ralph Correll Actor ("Find Me If You Can")
Hugo Black (13,134 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
inquiry which led to the Air Mail scandal. To correct what he termed abuses of "fraud and collusion" resulting from the Air Mail Act of 1930, he introduced
Postal codes in Hong Kong (371 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
info.gov.hk. Retrieved 2019-05-05. "The Postal Mechanisation System at the Air Mail Centre" (PDF). Report No. 44 of the Director of Audit: 27–28. 22 March
Airmail (2,364 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
from trippers in Paris, sent to their families as a curiosity. That was the Air Mail. No passengers or anything — just the mail". In the aftermath of the
Contempt of Congress (2,374 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"contempt of Congress" a criminal offense against the United States. In the Air Mail Scandal of 1934, William MacCracken, former Assistant Secretary of Commerce
Vought (1,581 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the company moved its operations to East Hartford, Connecticut. Under the Air Mail Act of 1934, United Aircraft and Transportation Corp. was forced by law
Topliff Olin Paine (467 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
discharge in 1919, Paine flew planes for various companies until joining the Air Mail Service in 1920. He and fellow aviator Ray Crozier were granted a license
North American Aviation (2,436 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
interests in various airlines and aviation-related companies. However, the Air Mail Act of 1934 forced the breakup of such holding companies. North American
William E. Boeing (1,848 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
government accused William Boeing of monopolistic practices. The same year, the Air Mail Act forced airplane companies to separate flight operations from development
Hill Air Force Base (1,674 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
region for a suitable location for the permanent western terminus of the air mail. Several sites in Utah were considered, and the present site near Ogden
Elko, Nevada (2,735 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
incorporated as a city in 1917. In 1925, the Kelly Act (also known as the Air Mail Act of 1925) authorized the United States Postal Service to contract
Vultee Aircraft (1,346 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Development Corporation became a Cord subsidiary.[citation needed] Due to the Air Mail Act of 1934, AVCO established the Aviation Manufacturing Corporation
Aerogram (999 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
British stamps from all countries, including Egypt.". On 1 March 1941, the air mail service between the Middle East and the UK was started, using a combination
Timeline of the Calvin Coolidge presidency (2,190 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Harlan F. Stone to the U.S. Supreme Court. February 2 – Coolidge signs the Air Mail Act of 1925 into law. February 5 – Harlan F. Stone is appointed an Associate
Ted Scott Flying Stories (369 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Stop Honolulu (1927) Rescued in the Clouds (1927) Over the Rockies with the Air Mail (1927) The Search for the Lost Flyers (1928) South of the Rio Grande
Collett E. Woolman (1,100 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Fort Worth, Texas. Passenger operations ceased in October 1930 when the air mail contract for the route Delta had pioneered was awarded to another airline
United States Post Office Department (3,951 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Of those, 53 were due to weather and 37 to engine failure. By 1920, the Air Mail service had delivered 49 million letters. Domestic air mail became obsolete
Douglas mailplanes (781 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
three-engined aircraft in 1928. The United States Post Office had been running the air mail service since 1918 mainly using variants of the de Havilland DH.4 biplane
Airline deregulation (3,985 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
in the administration of President Herbert Hoover. After passage of the Air Mail Act of 1930, also known as the McNary-Watres act, Brown had changed the
Curtiss Carrier Pigeon (1,231 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Foundation". "CAM Contract Air Mail First Flights CAM-3". "Remember the Air Mail Pioneers". Archived from the original on 2010-09-17. Retrieved 2010-06-08
Clark Howell (963 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Roosevelt named him to chair the Federal Aviation Commission in the wake of the Air Mail scandal and appointed him chairman of a commission to study aviation
Willard InterContinental Washington (2,848 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Commerce for Aeronautics, after he was convicted of contempt of Congress in the Air Mail scandal. According to The Washington Post, "Chesley Jurney, the Senate
1931 in aviation (3,648 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
States. February 14 – The United States Congress authorizes a new award, the Air Mail Medal of Honor, which the President of the United States is to award
West Point of the Air (1,050 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
unprepared for war, and in the wake of the Air Corps' loss of prestige in the "Air Mail Fiasco" of the year before, West Point of the Air was recognized for
Gilpin Airlines (1,007 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
outfit. Despite Elliott Roosevelt’s requests, the airline did not obtain the air mail contracts that were then essential for profitability. After his departure
1934 in aviation (4,369 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
killing six of the ten people on board. June 12 – In the United States, the Air Mail Act of 1934 closely regulates the contracting of air mail services and
Dawn-to-dusk transcontinental flight across the United States (1,464 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Cheyenne the oil line ruptured again and the nausea forced him to land at the air mail field at Rock Springs, Wyoming. The first two attempts had indicated
1933 in aviation (4,722 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Roosevelt makes Northwest Airways pilot Mal Freeburg the first recipient of the Air Mail Medal of Honor. December 19–23 – The Fédération Aéronautique Internationale-sponsored
George J. Mead (1,190 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
right, and within a year so did the rest of the United States." In 1934, the Air Mail scandal led to the breakup of UATC. Pratt & Whitney, along with UATC's
James E. Webb (3,385 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1934 to 1936. Gardner supported Webb in finishing law school. During the Air Mail scandal of 1934, the government halted the carrying of airmail by private
O Cruzeiro (605 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
technology: "O Cruzeiro will find in its birth the skyscraper, the radio, and the air mail ". In 1941, O Cruzeiro also became the name of the publishing house of
Postage stamps and postal history of Palestine (7,169 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
1933 to 30 April 1948. In: Israel Philatelist. 57:5, Oct Blau, Fred F. The air mail history of the Holyland. [Chicago]: 1988. Blau, Fred F. The Allied Military
Duple Coachbuilders (4,006 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
specials were BLB444 of 1934 the blue streamlined van designed to publicise the air mail service, which was modelled as a Dinky Toy. and GPO1 which was a Morris
Bernard Schriever (4,839 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the nearby Victoria Country Club in Riverside. However, in the wake of the Air Mail scandal, President Franklin D. Roosevelt called on the Air Corps to deliver
The Aviator (1985 film) (1,052 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
Blaze of Noon (1947), also adapted from a Gann novel, that explored the air mail period was mildly successful. "While many aspects of aviation have continued
Charles Lindbergh (25,197 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
were then backstamped and returned to their senders as promotion of the air mail service. In 1929–1931, Lindbergh carried much smaller numbers of souvenir
Link Trainer (2,213 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
worked the controls. Link's first military sales came as a result of the Air Mail scandal, when the Army Air Corps took over carriage of U.S. Air Mail
History of United States postage rates (1,740 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
dispatched by the most expeditious means, surface or air, whether or not the Air Mail postage had been paid.[citation needed] Additional charges for Special
Elliott Roosevelt (general) (3,882 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
William Randolph Hearst newspapers. After controversial involvement in the Air Mail Scandal and a secret attempt to sell bombers in civilian disguise to
List of American federal politicians convicted of crimes (8,552 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Secretary of Commerce for Aeronautics convicted of contempt of congress for the Air Mail scandal (1934).: 436  John W. Langley (R-KY) convicted of violating the
Henry H. Arnold (14,748 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ninth Corps Area in 1933. Foulois had retired under fire in the wake of the Air Mail scandal and allegations of corruption in Air Corps procurement, and the
Stearman M-2 Speedmail (693 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Lines, which needed a new mail carrier with greater capacity to fly the Air Mail contracts they acquired from the U.S. Postal service while still being
Kenneth O. Chilstrom (2,393 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
stopping at Wright Field, he flew on to Chicago, Illinois, to complete the air mail delivery. Chilstrom participated in the first "closed course" jet air
The Sky Raider (748 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Paul's crime. When Nungesser discovers that Vanesse is planning to rob the air mail flight, with Paul's help, he captures Vanesse in a daring mid-air arrest
Imperial Airways (4,743 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Airport. The terminal operated as recently as 1980. To help promote use of the Air Mail service, in June and July 1939, Imperial Airways participated with Pan
Hong Kong International Airport (10,814 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
35,000 parcels and 40,000 packages per hour. Hongkong Post operates the Air Mail Centre (AMC) and processes 700,000 packages per day. It is envisaged
Jack Frye (1,464 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
became Maintenance Superintendent. After the reorganization caused by the Air Mail Scandal of 1934, Frye became president of T&WA in 1934. T&WA eventually
New Deal (29,169 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1934 (No. 83). Under Public Act No. 486 the provisions of section 13 of the air-mail act of 1934 "relating to pay, working conditions, and relations of pilots
Grover Clinton Tyler (859 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
known "Wheaties" cereal box as part of a 1930s era series regarding the Air Mail Flyers Medal of Honor recipients. 29 October 1935 at a ceremony (12:00
Ludington Airline (983 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Ludington Airline by EAT started an investigation that became known as the Air Mail scandal. Russell 2013, p. 37. "Ludington Airlines Sets New World Passenger
Tourism in Honduras (2,822 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
cities had airports for transport of civilians, in the early 1930s opened the air mail and the trade routes, selling airline tickets in 1933 cost about 35 Lempiras
Armstrong Whitworth Argosy (1,597 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
28 February 1931, two of these reengined Argosies were used to launch the air mail route through to Cape Town, South Africa; this route proved to be particularly
Jimmy Doolittle (7,602 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
former Secretary of War Newton D. Baker, the board was convened during the Air Mail scandal to study Air Corps organization. In 1940, he became president
Vance Breese (1,274 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
the Airplane Development Corporation became a Cord subsidiary. Due to the Air Mail Act of 1934, AVCO established the Aviation Manufacturing Corporation
Northwest Airlines (9,817 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Washington. It adopted the name Northwest Airlines the following year after the Air Mail scandal. Northwest Airways, Inc. changed its name to Northwest Airlines
Jean Mermoz (1,990 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Column (National German Socialist Workers Party operating in Uruguay). The air mail bags transported the technical and economic proposals for the bidding
Electro Ghetto (485 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Wieder" contains a sample of "Don't Break My Love" by The Hiltonaires & The Air Mail Electro Ghetto - Bushido | AllMusic "Electro Ghetto" von Bushido – laut
Beirne Lay Jr. (1,361 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
he was part of the Army Air Corps unit delivering U.S. mail during the Air Mail scandal, flying the Chicago-to-Nashville route. The operation was unsuccessful
Harold Frederick Pitcairn (1,761 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Inc. to the Curtiss-Keys Group for $2.5 million. The deal included the air-mail route, the fixed base operations at New York, Richmond, Greensboro, Spartanburg
Lewis S. Turner (2,230 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
caught fire just after takeoff from Fort Worth en route to Dallas. After the Air Mail Scandal of February 1934 the government cancelled all airmail contracts
Reuben H. Fleet (1,870 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
successfully petitioned President Wilson personally to suspend the expansion of the air mail service to Boston until better equipment and facilities were created
36th Fighter Squadron (2,023 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
September 2013. Retrieved 16 October 2012. Correll, John T. (2008). "The Air Mail Fiasco" (PDF). Air Force Magazine. Vol. 91, no. 3. Retrieved 3 January
Horace Meek Hickam (894 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Fort Crockett, Galveston, Texas. From February to June 1934, during the Air Mail scandal, he commanded mail delivery operations in the Central Zone, headquartered
Postage stamps and postal history of Papua New Guinea (2,667 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
plane, a part of the Hut stamps was overprinted with an aeroplane and the "AIR MAIL" mention. On 2 August 1931, a new series replaced the Hut design with
Nevill Vintcent (833 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
to Tata Airlines. Nevill Vintcent and J.R.D. Tata together pioneered the air mail service from London to the sub-continent. On 8 October 1932, an Imperial
Eugene Luther Vidal (5,384 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Eastern Air Transport for a rate triple its own bid, subsequently led to the Air Mail scandal of 1934. While Vidal's admirers in general attribute the opposition
Handley Page H.P.42 (3,847 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
been located, turned out to be incorrect; no trace of the aircraft, the air mail it carried or its occupants has ever been discovered and the cause of
National Parks Airways (370 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Montana; this was air mail route awarded in 1928, CAM #26. The awarding of the air mail route also brought NPA the ability to upgrade its fleet to Fokker Super
Indian Mounds Park (Saint Paul, Minnesota) (1,521 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
survey in 1981 from the Minnesota Historical Society, excavations under the Air Mail beacon took were conducted by Christina Harrison in 1994, and geophysical
Clifford Ball (aviation) (5,236 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
Air Mail planes being produced. In preparation for bidding on one of the air mail routes Cliff founded the "Skyline Transport Company" (STC), better known
Capital Airlines (United States) (5,745 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article
Air Lines (PAL). PAL was reorganized as Pennsylvania Airlines after the Air Mail scandal of the early 1930s. In 1934 Pennsylvania Airlines acquired Kohler
Kabul airlift of 1928–1929 (1,652 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Officer Commanding RAF India, Geoffrey Salmond, asking him to maintain the air mail service to Kabul and prepare extra aircraft in case of an emergency.
List of accidents and incidents involving military aircraft (1925–1934) (22,873 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article
to Shreveport, La., today (23 February) to complete organization of the air mail field there." 22 February "Caught in weather thick with rain and fog
July 1927 (5,310 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
1906: A Reader (I.B.Tauris, 1999) p. 149 Carroll V. Glines, The Saga of the Air Mail (Ayer Publishing, 1980) p. 84 "British Royal Heirs Arrive with Premier"
Air Corps Tactical School (5,074 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
favor of a separate air force before commissions set up in the wake of the Air Mail scandal. Although flawed and tested only under optimal conditions, the
Charles Townsend Ludington (2,570 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
began to look into the upset. The event began the investigation known as the Air Mail scandal. The Ludington Line was acquired by Eastern Air Transport, later
Aubrey Koch (2,086 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
serious contretemps with Pan American, which had the contract to convey the air mail from Fiji but was not due to start operations until 9 November 1941.
History of United Airlines (10,273 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
dietitian Ella Gertrude McMullen in July 1937. Following the Air Mail scandal of 1930, the Air Mail Act of 1934 banned the common ownership of manufacturers
List of federal political scandals in the United States (41,424 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Commerce for Aeronautics, was convicted of Contempt of Congress for the Air Mail scandal. (1934) Francis Henry Shoemaker (Farmer-Labor-MN) was sentenced
Robert F. Travis (2,334 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
engineering and operations officer. From February to May 1934, during the Air Mail scandal, Travis served as the engineering inspector for the Eastern Zone
Benjamin Foulois (5,476 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
not have taken place. Foulois served as Chief of the Air Corps during the Air Mail scandal of 1934. Under pressure from President Roosevelt, Foulois committed
Harold M. McClelland (2,290 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
drew two unusual assignments in 1934. When the USAAC took over flying the air mail, McClelland acted as zone communications officer at Salt Lake City. Later
Slonnie Sloniger (930 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
out as pilot #1. This earned him the nickname of " Old number one". The Air Mail scandal of 1934 mandated that the airlines reorganize into new, more
Gordon Darnell (2,503 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
disembarked. Not long after the incident, Darnell left USA Inc. In the wake of the Air Mail scandal and the cancellation of all government airmail contracts, Paul
List of U.S. Air Force Test Pilot School alumni (3,438 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
2016-03-03. Retrieved 2017-01-31. Glines, Carroll V. (1980). The Saga of the Air Mail (Illustrated ed.). Manchester, New Hampshire: Ayer Publishing. ISBN 0-405-12213-6
Vought Airtrans (3,796 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
operations. Likewise, the mail handling services were demonstrated at the "Air Mail Facility", but the USPS declined to use it as they felt it was too demanding
8th Special Operations Squadron (9,818 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
organization began preparation for duty in connection with carrying the air mail. The Air Corps agreed to carry the US mail following a government dispute
List of The Waltons episodes (279 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
John-Boy until he tells her that he loves her no matter what. 39 14 "The Air Mail Man" Robert Butler Peter L. Dixon & Sarah Dixon December 13, 1973 (1973-12-13)
Daniel B. Burnett Jr. (697 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Philadelphia, he rode his bike to the airport on Saturdays to watch the air mail planes. On one such occasion, he even saw the Curtiss NC-4 Trans-Atlantic
Henry C. Lay (2,452 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Beirne Lay, Jr. became an early Army aviator, and writer in response to the Air Mail Scandal, then distinguished himself in World War II and later as a screenwriter
History of Boeing (11,152 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
resulting in one of the most successful designs in aviation history. The Air Mail Act of 1934 prohibited airlines and manufacturers from being under the
Edgar S. Gorrell (11,582 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
Board issued its report to the public on July 23, 1934, Congress passed the Air Mail Act of June 12, 1934, one of the provisions of which was creation of
Wellington Porter McFail (991 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of a series of eight box covers regarding the feats of pilots awarded the Air Mail Flyers Medal of Honor. For extraordinary achievement while piloting air
Vermont Garrison (3,750 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
21, 2011. Retrieved August 3, 2009. Glines, Carroll (1979). Saga of the Air Mail, Arno Press, ISBN 978-0-405-12213-2 Hatch, Gardner N. (1997). P-51 Mustang
John David Hissong (1,731 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
"American Air Mail Society". Airpost Journal. 67 (1, January 1996 "The Air Mail Flyer's Medal of Honor" by: Philip R. McCarty): 17–18. "Nostalgia Corner
Roy H. Warner (2,738 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
of a series of eight box covers regarding the feats of pilots awarded the Air Mail Flyers Medal of Honor. For extraordinary achievement while piloting an
Edward Antoine Bellande (1,446 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
part of a series of 8 box covers regarding the feats of pilot's awarded the Air Mail Flyers Medal of Honor. For extraordinary achievement while piloting air
Airmail Flyers' Medal of Honor (3,514 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
accompanying ribbon, to any person who, while serving as a pilot in the air mail service since May 15, 1918, had distinguished, or who, after the approval
Hall Caine Airport (5,827 words) [view diff] case mismatch in snippet view article find links to article
Hall Caine and Belfast. Blackpool and West Coast Air Services resumed the air mail service from February to October 1935. From 1 November, United Airways
James Henry Carmichael Jr. (2,176 words) [view diff] exact match in snippet view article find links to article
part of a series of 8 box covers regarding the feats of pilot's awarded the Air Mail Flyers Medal of Honor. For extraordinary achievement while piloting air