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In this article from the Topeka Journal, Albin K. Longren predicts that air travel will soon be as common and affordable as travel by motor vehicle. Longren also contends that the airplane manufacturing plant that he intends on setting up will be capable of producing twenty-five airplanes per day in order to meet the anticipated demand.

Creator: Topeka Journal
Date: June 12, 1919

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This article is an excellent resource that helps students comprehend the level of enthusiasm that accompanied aviation in its early days. In particular, the article helps students appreciate the fact that many aviation pioneers sincerely believed that airplanes would be a common as cars throughout the United States.

KS: 7th: 4.2.A. significance of the work of entrepreneurial Kansans in the aviation industry

Item Number: 213296
Call Number: K629.13, Aviation Clippings, Vol. 1, 1909-1930, item 113
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213296

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