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90th Anniversary

From Storied Past to Ascendant Future

The founders of Embry-Riddle were visionary entrepreneurs with dreams that gave rise to a reality bigger than their imaginations. Ninety years ago, The Embry-Riddle Company was founded to promote aviation by any profitable and legal means; air-mail carrier, aircraft sales, teaching the daring to fly, providing thrill rides, performing air shows, even transporting passengers on their scheduled mail routes. From a desk in a hotel lobby, the company can effectively be credited with operating the first air travel agency, having organized other mail carriers and selling their passenger space. The Embry-Riddle story runs deep into the roots and is present on every branch of aviation’s history. Read More...

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