North Carolina Newspapers

    THE
PIEDMONITOR
VOLUME 9 - No. 10
Published and Printed by Piedmont Aviation, Inc.
NOVEMBER, 1957
ATLANTA ROUTE APPLICATION FILED
A far-reaching oppl ication was filed on Friday, November 8, 1957 v/i t h the Civil
Aeronautics Board in Washington, D. C. which would add 2,952 route miles and ten
new cities to the Piedmont Airlines System.
The application was made in connection with the newly opened Piedmont Area Local
Service Case and Piedmont is requesting authority from the CAB to serve for the first
time, the cities of Atlanta and Augusta, Georgia; Columbia and Florence, S. C.;
Jacksonville, Goldsboro, Rocky Mount and El izabeth City, N. C.; Staunton, Va. and
Baltimore, Md.
The routes applied for, if approved, would nearly double the present system which is now
3,507 miles, it was pointed out by Mr. Gordon Brown, Vice President.
CAPTAIN FOX SCORES
Captain L. M. Fox, based in Wilmington,
won the runner-up trophy in the Pine Val ley
Country Club Golf Championship.
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NEW AUTOMATIC TELETYPE
SYSTEM ORDERED
By L. A. Watson
Piedmont Airlines is continuing its steady
and exciting growth andwill present a con
tinuing demand for the necessary "tools",
(Cont'd. on Page 4 )
NORTHINGTON
NAMED AIDE
Robert S. Northington, vice president of
Fixed Base operations, has been named to
the National Defense Executives Reserve
Conference.
The reserve,establ ished by President Eisen
hower in 1 956 as a part of the Defense Pro
duction Act, is composed of selected indi
viduals who will serve the government in
key civil ian posts during a national
emergency.
Under the NDERC organization, Mr.
Northington explained that 10 groups re
presenting departments and agencies of the
government, have been set up. The Defense
Air Transportation Administration or DATAy
is one of the 10 groups and consists of out
standing individuols in the aviation field
who have vol unteered their services for any
national emergency.
Mr. Northington served as a consultant to
the DATA in 1 y52 and during tne Korean
conflict, helping to establish aprogram in
which all types of business, commercial
and private aircraft could be used for a
national emergency.
    

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