George E. Hopkins

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George E. Hiipkins is associate professor of history at Western Illinois University. A former military pilot, he is the author of The Airline Pilots (Harvard University Press, 1971).
For further reading on related subjects in AMERICAN HERITAGE , see “The Intrepid Mr. Curtiss,” April, 1975, and “Barnstorming the U.S. Mall,” August, 1974.

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December 1975

New York to Los Angeles in an unheard-of 48 hours! And what a way to go—luxuriously appointed planes, meals served aloft, and a window seat for every passenger