Business & Commercial Aviation News from February 1965Jessica A. Salerno
The February 1965 issue of Business & Commercial Aviation included these news items as well as the aircraft in the image gallery:
- “‘Some high octane stations are giving trading stamps.’ He produced a sheaf of green stamps large enough to evoke a Saturday stampede at the A&P." – Torch Lewis, B&CA
- Fan Jet Falcon orders now number 40 according to Pan Am Business Jets Division. First production model flew on New Year’s Day and has accumulated some 15 hr. at this time. Pan Am will receive two demonstrators plus four customer airplanes in May. certification is also scheduled for May.
- General aviation aircraft, deliveries will approach 11,000 units in 1965, according to President Del Roskam, who added his company’s share of this total would be “over 5,000 planes.” Both goals represent substantial increases over 1964, which saw about 9,200 units with Cessna turning out a record 4,188 aircraft.
- The apparent surge to business jets by corporations listed among Fortune’s 500 creates a little considered problem of what to do with the present corporate aircraft.
- De Havilland DH-125 box score shows a total of 57 of the British twin-jets sold. Of these, 26 were bought in North America.