Command Airways Beech D18S
Although not bearing airline titles, this ex
C-45 was one of the aircraft acquired by Kingsley G.
Morse when he acquired the assets of Mid-Hudson Airlines of
Poughkeepsie, NY in 1955.
this machine and one other C-45, plus an Aero Commander, Morse opened
up a route
from Poughkeepsie to New York City in July 1966, changing the name from
Airways, a moniker he hoped would inspire confidence in the new
venture. It did,
and the commuter airline grew.