This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.
Collection Item Summary:
"Shipping problems got you down? CALL SLICK! For Coast to Coast Service, Overnight... Slick overweather DC-6A and C-46 Airfreighters link the leading cities of the country with fast, frequent schedules, providing first-morning deliveries practically everywhere. Ship the SLICK way... and Save!" Promotional advertising mailer issued by air freight carrier Slick Airways, Inc., from their office at Oakland Municipal Airport, Oakland, California; circa 1951-1955. Cartoon illustration by Dick Shaw depicts frazzled businessman ("Traffic Manager") slumped over a desk in an office littered with papers, coffee cups, telephones off the hook, and an ashtray overflowing with cigarette butts. Reverse (address side of pre-paid postage mailer) features left side view of stylized Slick Airways Douglas DC-6A in flight.
Collection Item Long Description:
- Aeronautics, commercial--freight