This book, first published in 1946, deals with the question of the history, development and likely future of the civil air industry. It is full of fascinating information from the infancy of the industry, and its romantic heyday.
1. Merchant Adventurers 2. Regulation, Control and Development 3. Policies, Prestige and Propaganda 4. Imperial Airways and Others 5. 1931-34 6. More About America 7. Back to the Old World 8. The Situation in 1936 9. 1937 and After 10. The Cadman Report (Cmd. 5685-1938) 11. The Anglo-American Issue 12. Some Immediate Problems 13. Air Transport Economics: Passengers 14. Air Transport Economics: Freight, Mail and General 15. Some Current Tendencies and Views 16. Reflection on the Future