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This article, published in the August 1927 edition of The Wichita, covers Wichita's status as the air capital of America, as well as the many manufacturers that helped give the city such a distinction. In addition, the piece covers the achievements of the Laird Swallow factory, the fact that the city has six significant airplane factories, the achievements of the Travel Air Company, and the history and work of Clyde Cessna.

Creator: Wichita [magazine]

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This article helps students appreciate the number of entrepreneurial Kansans and their impact on the aviation industry during the 1920s.

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Item Number: 213350
Call Number: 978.1-Se2 W63 Vol. 4, No. 8, p. 11, 23-25
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213350

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