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IT WAS A FABULOUS time for aviation, the 1920s. Airplanes had proved their mettle in World War I. Plenty of these craft were now surplus, offering inexpensive means for the adventurous to get into the business of building and flying aircraft in peacetime. 601 more words

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The Spirit of Santa Monica Douglas DC-3 Monument - A Tribute to Donald Douglas Senior

In 1927 the Douglas Aircraft Corporation was established in Santa Monica, California by Donald Wills Douglas Senior (April 6th, 1892 – February 1st, 1981). His impact on the aviation industry was legendary (please see my… 304 more words