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Delta Airlines – Part Two – September 30, 2011

“Robert Novell’s Third Dimension Blog”


It’s time to take a stroll down memory lane again and learn a little more about Delta airlines. Last week we talked about their beginnings as a crop dusting operation and next week we will talk more about their development; however, like with other series, we are going to let the ads of the time tell the story—but before we do that I would like to offer up a few more details on the Boeing-314. Click on the link and it will take you to a page with facts, figures, pictures, and some very interesting comments. Next week I will begin to highlight the Martin Flying Boats but I must admit, even though I like the Matins, the 314 is my favorite airplane of all times.

Delta Airlines – Part Two


Now, on with our series and this week we will let the ads tell the story. Enjoy…………………………….




(The preceding ads are presented for educational purposes and cannot be reproduced or used for any other purpose)

Hope you enjoyed this look back at the commercial development of Delta through the ads of the time. Next week we will take a look at the history of the 40’s/50’s for Delta with a few more facts. Until then, please remember not to compromise your integrity as an Aviator or betray the trust of fellow Aviators. Maintain a standard that shows respect for those who came before you and for those who will follow in your footsteps—-Aviators are professionals and must never compromise that standard by accepting a level of pay that is not consistent with their skills. As an Aviator you are a ……………

“Gatekeeper of the Third Dimension.”

Robert Novell

September 30, 2011