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J. Daniel Brock, Jr. has always known he wanted to follow in his father's footsteps to become an airline industry executive. Brock, Jr. made good on his word, entering the industry as the senior vice president of marketing for Piedmont Airlines in 1972, and now part of USAir operations in North Carolina, after their takeover of Piedmont in 1987.
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NC Magazine (NoCar F 251 W4), Vol. 49 Issue 7, July 1991, p10, 12-13, por
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4490
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At the Wilmington airport on February 20, 1948, Piedmont Airlines founder Tom Davis watched the first flight of his fledgling airline take off. Davis was almost 30, and his airline consisted of three used DC-3 airplanes and 250 employees. Forty years later Piedmont was one of the nation's largest airlines before its acquisition and merger with USAir in the late 1980s.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 67 Issue 10, Mar 2000, p70-71, 74-75, il Periodical Website
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10087
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After World War II, several North Carolinians started up a strictly North Carolina airline. Sink discusses the beginning of Southeast Airlines.
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13738
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North Carolina's only surviving plane line got into the air after years of struggle. Today, Piedmont is one of the state's shining success stories.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 19 Issue 33, Jan 1952, p7, 16-17, f
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35610
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By 1973's dog days of summer, the Coastal Plains Regional Commission had realized its short term goal for Wheeler Airlines. It was a connection between Morehead City (offering seasonal peaks of business) to Greenville (promising the greater likelihood of year around brisk business). As for its long term goal, that was to extend this aerial connection to Elizabeth City, Jacksonville, and Washington. From this, the hope was to resolve even more effectively the long recognized aerial transport issue for Eastern NC.
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New East (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 1 Issue 5, Nov/Dec 1973, p14, 29
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117
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US Air is in the red at its Raleigh-Durham and Charlotte hubs, prompting industry watchers to forecast a decrease in flight offerings.
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