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15 YEAR PINS AWARDED
Emerald studded service pins were recently awarded to T.H.Davis,
M.F.Fare and EddieCuiier, signifying the completion of fifteen >ears
of service with Piedmont Aviation.
The orief ceremony was opened by R. D. Hager, who presented
the pins. Following this, a gayly decorated cake with fifteen
candles was cut and served with coffee.
PIEDMONT RECOMMENDED FOR
On November 7th, a Civil Aeronautics
Board examiner recommended that Pied
mont Aviation, Inc. be granted a perma
nent certificate for all of the cities on
its system except Danville, Virginia and
Examiner Curtis C. Henderson said service
at those points should continue on a
temporary basis, under a three year certi
The examiner's recommendations coincided
with those of the CAB itself in an October
10th show-cause order. Thus it was likely
that Piedmont soon would join the ranks
of the local service I ines gaining permanent
authority under legislation passed earlier
HAGER APPOINTED V.P. IN
R. D. Hager, Vice President of Pied -
mont Aviation, Inc., has been named
regional vice president of the National
Defense Transportation Association.
The association is a nation-wide , non
profit,education and scientific organization
designed to promote cooperation between
the various segments of transportation, and
assist in effecting transportation prepared-
ness for national defense.
Mr. Hager's region covers North and South
COLOR HAS TAKEN OVER...
In 1953, 13% of cars were black, i n
1955 only 2% are black. Telephones aie
being offered in eight different colors.
UNITED FUND OVER THE TOP
The 1955-56 Winston-Salem and Forsyth
County UnitedFund Campaign closedwith
contributions total ing $32/^/'. 55, which re
presents 103% of the goal which was set.
The kick-off meeting was heldon October
19 in theAirlineHangarwith a speech by
Mr. Mack Hagerman who was introduced
by Mr. R. D. Hager.
The success of this drive can be attributed
to the v/onderful cooperation and generosity
of the employees in' INT and final figures
revealed that 92% contributed to the United
We would like to expressourappreciation
to those who offered their time and abil ities
in making this Drive a successful one. C.
W. Gough and Walt Rol 1 ick,Co-chairmen,
H. H. Hutcheson (Pilots), Charlie Bryant
(Engine Shop), John Hall (Fixed Base),
Johnny Webster (Fl ight Control) , Helen
Williams (Communications), Charlie West
(Reservations), Bob Turbiville ( Ticket
Counter), Ken Ross (General Office) ,
Ronnie Macklin (Airline Stores), V. A.
Howard(Radio Shop), Tom Morton (Ac count'-
ing), W.C. Powles(lnspection), Bob Wel
fare (Flight Attendants), C.E. Groce and
H . K. Scott (Sheetmetal), J . H . Pitts (Airframe
Overhaul), D.W.McGuire, C.E.Saylor,
L.H.Hand and Archie Ferguson (Airline
Maintenance), W.C . Harpe(Accessory Ovet^
haul), and to Dixie Adams who did such a
fine job of typing 5nd bookkeeping.
The Following Departments participated
100%-Fixed Base Stores,Fixed Base Office ,
Reservations, General Office, Airline
Stores, Radio Shop, Accounting, Inspect ion ,
Flight Attendants, Sheetmetal, Airline
Maintenance and Accessory Overhaul .
Leading the list with the highest amount
contributed were the Pilots with H. H.
Hutcheson as the Group Leader.
C. H. McCall - INTA, was re - elected
vice-chairman of the Revenue Accounting
Committee of the Airline Finance and
Accounting Conference at their recent
meeting in Dallas, Texas.