Title A Tribute to Piedmont Airlines 1948 - 1989 | Official Web SIte of The Piedmont Aviation Historical Society


Dedicated to the memory of Piedmont Airlines - 1948-1989. On a cold day in February, 1948, a small DC-3 took to the skies over Wilmington, North Carolina. From this humble beginning, Piedmont Airlines grew to become the 6th largest airline in the U.S., in terms of passengers carried, flying over 200 jet aircraft from Los Angeles to London! August 5th, 1999, marked the 10th anniversary of the merger with USAir and the end of scheduled operations as Piedmont Airlines. While the Route of the Pacemaker no longer exists, the spirit of Piedmont Airlines that came to life on that fateful day in February, 1948 lives on in the men and women who served our customers with that




Piedmont Aviation Historical Society
Winston-Salem NC
US 27104

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