Aerospace Shoots for the Stars in the New Economy of Los Angeles
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One hundred years ago, Los Angeles residents stood at the corner Wilshire and Fairfax — today a bustling mid-city intersection — watching planes buzz overhead towards a landing in the adjacent runway of the newly established Charlie Chaplin airfield. Since then, the footprint of the region’s aerospace industry has shifted, and the airfield is long-gone. But, the region’s position at the forefront of advances in air and space remains as strong as ever. From the very beginning, the area’s growth has been closely linked to that of the aerospace industry. In the World War II era, Southern California was […]commercialobserver.com
SNN Editor Comment: This is a well-intentioned article. But what the author completely overlooks is Los Angeles’ past history with extraterrestrial activity, namely the Battle for Los Angeles, which was reported in newspapers all over the world, as well inthe personal testimony in William Tompkins book.