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Spencer DoyleMr. ScottHIST 130July 19, 20165.2 - Postwar Commercial AviationScheduled air transport came of age in the decade after World War II. Using the textbook and doing some independent research, explain why airlines became an economical form of transport during this period.oSimply put, air transport became an economical form of travel due to competition and innovation. If you look back at the DC-4, which made its first flight in 1942 under its other name the C-54 military aircraft, this platform would go on to set-up many years of competition and innovation. In 1947 the DC-4 received its first