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 Form 2 History and Government online lessons on transport

Factors which encouraged the development of air transport.

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Factors which encouraged the development of air transport.
(a) The effect of the First World War- it increased demand of war planes-jet fighters and fighter planes flying over 600kph were manufactured.
(b) The arms race and the cold war which also
made many countries to acquire many planes.- fear , jealousy and competition based on ideological differences.
(c) Desire for comfort among passengers and the need to transport perishables quickly.
(d) Expansion of international trade and desire for more wealth.
(e) Colonization and international migrations.
(f) The expansion of the tourist industry.
(g) Vast improvement in science and technology and growth of industries.


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