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To Mr. Wheatland

July 25, 1967

Mr. William Allen
The Boeing Company
P. O. Box 3707
Seattle, Washington 98124

Dear Bill:

I want to take this opportunity to thank you and, through you, those people in the Boeing Company who have worked so hard on the recently concluded Helicopter Passenger Survey conducted in the New York area.

While there can be no doubt but that the results thus far reported are encouraging for New York Airways, it also seems clear that this survey has far broader implications. Many other organizations, including both those now operating as well as those who are planning to establish scheduled helicopter services, will be favorably impressed. Furthermore, and maybe most important of all, the trunk carriers who are supporting scheduled operations in San Francisco, Los Angeles and New York will be pleased to find their judgements confirmed in such tangible fashion.

In conclusion I feel that the Boeing Passenger Survey marks a very timely and positive step forward for the entire helicopter industry.  

Very truly yours,

Robert L. Cummings
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