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April 6 2012 at 2:43 PM
Tom  (Login cooltp)
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Response to Agreed, Norm. Maybe a "flying showroom", an a/c of that size? n/t

My understanding is that this was the first aircraft purchased by a company for the sole purpose of promoting that companies products. I am sure, as Norm pointed out, that companies may have purchased aircraft as way to expedite employee travel, or possibly news gathering (I would like some elaboration on that), and, of course, other aircraft had corporate sponsors and logo's, as my grandfather piloted some of these as well (for Standard Oil of New Jersey-Esso, as one example), but this, I believe (and my family documentation seems to concur), was the first aircraft of its kind.
In any event, any ideas on decals or someone who can make them? That's why I'm here, not to argue semantics (although it is fun!)

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