Issue: 19440821

Monday, August 21, 1944
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Aviation News
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0001.xml
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Westinghouse Electric & Mfg. Co.: Micarta
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Westinghouse Electric & Mfg. Co.
Micarta
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0002.xml
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THE AVIATION NEWS
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Washington Observer
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CUTBACK CONFUSION—The latest cutback confusion is only one facet of a deepening conflict in Washington between civilian and military groups for dominance of the national economy. The military men are reluctant to relinquish the power they have built up in the war period and shows signs of attempting to keep as much as possible.
AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0003.xml
masthead
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Aviation News
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0004.xml
tableOfContents
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Contents
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0005.xml
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The Guiberson Corporation
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THE GUIBERSON CORPORATION
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0006.xml
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Shell
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SHELL
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0007.xml
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Cutback Procedure Presents New Problems to Plane Industry
Sudden cancellations upset production programs, bring wave of voluntary quits where men are needed and prevent management planning, manufacturers report; say unexpected terminations nullify stay-on-the-job campaigns.
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SCOTT HERSHEY
Sharp differences between military and civilian officials in Washington over procedure in announcing production cutbacks puts the aircraft industry — management and labor alike — strictly in the middle on such schedule shifts as recently reported by the War Department to WPB’s Production Executive Committee.
AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0008.xml
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“Saint X” Missing
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Antoine de St. Exupery, French pilot and author of “Night Flight” and “Flight to Arras,” is missing in action over France. “Saint X” had been instructing French and Americans in aviation in North Africa until he was assigned to reconnaissance work six weeks ago, operating from Italy over the southern French region.
AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0009.xml
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Coast Plants Study Plans to Ease Strain on Labor in Quick Cutbacks
Convair issues booklet designed to keep men on job till all war needs have been met; returning veterans present problem of job responsibility.
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SCHOLER BANGS
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0010.xml
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Bendix Backlog Off in First Half of Year
Totals $677,868,000 at June 30 compared with $1,042,431,000 on same date in 1943.
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0011.xml
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3000 Army Officers to Handle Cutbacks
Group to be assigned to complex task of aircraft contract terminations settlement and property disposal.
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0012.xml
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WEST COAST REPORT
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Study Wing Loading, Stalling Speed Rules
Coast manufacturers divided on advisability of conforming to CAR or seeking to revise regulations for higher figures.
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SCHOLER BANGS
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0013.xml
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Gen. Lemay Heads 20th Bomber Force
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0014.xml
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Aviation Calendar
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0015.xml
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Russia Urges World Air Police Force
Group would be manned by volunteers from nations in international organization.
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0016.xml
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More Army Contract Flying Schools Close
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0017.xml
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Paper Work Piles Up on Terminations
U. S. asks industry to give immediate attention to claims in order to expedite job.
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0018.xml
article
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Woodrum Committee to Reopen Hearings
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0019.xml
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Surplus Accidents Rumors Investigated
Board’s preliminary investigation fails to substantiate reports attributing crashes to condition of craft when sold.
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WILLIAM G. KEY
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0020.xml
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Aluminum Still Main Plane Material Despite Products of War Research
Magnesium, steel, wood and plastics expected to figure largely in picture, with trend toward utilization of all types in single units where each has physical and economic advantages.
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0021.xml
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Beech Tapers Off
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0022.xml
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Frye Sees New Jobs in World Routes
TWA head says free competition would force firm to raise payrolls from 6,285 to 45,000; forecasts 425 mph. transport speeds.
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0023.xml
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Convair’s Perelle Joins Hughes Tool
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0024.xml
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New Ear Guard
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0025.xml
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Nelson's Spot Authorization’ Order First Positive Reconversion Step
Slight trickle of consumer goods expected to come from few plants able to qualify for authorization but Washington observers see move as prelude to action.
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0026.xml
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AWPC's Russell Goes on Consulting Basis
Shift of general manager interpreted as indication that numbers and weight of aircraft called for by the armed forces have reached a plateau.
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0027.xml
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PRIVATE FLYING
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Basic Training Contractor Makes Easy Shift Back to Civilian Job
E. Merritt Anderson has all the students his Milwaukee and Fond du Lac, Wis., schools and equipment can handle, after being canceled out of AAF work last March.
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BLAINE STUBBLEFIELD
Here is the case history of an Air Forces basic training contractor, a member of the Aeronautical Training Society, who was canceled out and is already re-established in civilian business. E. Merritt Anderson’s “Anderson Air Activities,” at McBride, Mo., was closed by order of AAF last Mar. 14.
AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0028.xml
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The B. F. Goodrich Co.
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The B. F. Goodrich Co.
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0029.xml
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PRIVATE FLYING
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ATS Opens L. A. Office
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0030.xml
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PRIVATE FLYING
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5 Wichita Fields
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0031.xml
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PRIVATE FLYING
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Air Scholarships for Tenn. Students
280 enrolled in "Education” to get 12 weeks of ground school and 10 hours of dual flight.
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0032.xml
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PRIVATE FLYING
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Fixed Base Operators’ Taxes Explained
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0033.xml
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Oldest Rotary Wing Aircraft Manufacturing Company: Kellett
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OLDEST ROTARY WING AIRCRAFT MANUFACTURING COMPANY
KELLETT
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0034.xml
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PRIVATE FLYING
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Eastern Small Port Problems Studied By CAA, Planning Groups
Washington area expected to need about 20 fields to handle the 2,000 to 3,000 aircraft likely to be in operation shortly after close of war.
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0035.xml
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PRIVATE FLYING
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Farm Planes
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0036.xml
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Clifford Manufacturing Co.
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CLIFFORD MANUFACTURING CO.
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0037.xml
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Switlik Parachute Company
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SWITLIK PARACHUTE COMPANY
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0038.xml
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THE AIR WAR
COMMENTARY
Air-Ground Strategy Balks Nazi Counterattacks in France
Victory pattern, established in Libya and perfected in Tunisia and Italy, is being followed in invasion and may lead to crushing defeat of German armies in western Europe.
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<p>The pattern of victory, spelled out in the burning desert of Libya, improved in Tunisia and further developed in Italy, has enabled the Allies to pick up a lag of two or three weeks in their time-table in France, and by breaking through the Nazi lines at several points has opened the way for what may prove to be a crushing defeat of the German armies in France.</p>
AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0039.xml
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THE AIR WAR
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Canada May Keep Large Part of RCAF
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0040.xml
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THE AIR WAR
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Schramm Heads 9th
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0041.xml
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THE AIR WAR
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10th AAF Moves
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0042.xml
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The Marquette Metal Products Co.
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The Marquette METAL PRODUCTS CO.
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0043.xml
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Personnel
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Edmund C. Sulzman, formerly chief field engineer of Wright Aeronautical Corp., of Paterson, N. J., has been named manager of the sales division of the engine company. As now organized, the entire sales and service activities of Wright will be under the broad direction of William B. Birren, but with the administration of these two divisions assigned to individual managers.
AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0044.xml
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Curtiss-Wright Corporation
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Curtiss-Wright Corporation
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0045.xml
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Chandler-Evans Corporation
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CHANDLER-EVANS CORPORATION
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0046.xml
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Telling the World
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Society of British Aircraft Constructors, London, has started an advertising campaign in Canadian aviation and general magazines, copy explaining that “since 1915 the British industry has built big aircraft to handle the manifold problems of efficient trucking, also produced the world’s first four-engined airliners....
AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0047.xml
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AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION
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B-29 Gets More Factory Space Than Any Single Plane Program
Large scale production of Superfortresses swings into full operation with numerous plants converted from manufacture of other aircraft to turn out new giant bomber.
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0048.xml
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AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION
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United Aircraft Output Up 25%
Net income increased only 4 per cent before renegotiation.
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0049.xml
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Leuthesser Bros. Engineers and Manufacturers
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Leuthesser Bros. ENGINEERS AND MANUFACTURERS
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0050.xml
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AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION
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Airframe Panel’s Powers Increased
Will handle all dispute and voluntary cases of 35 firms, and other controversies referred by NWLB.
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0051.xml
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AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION
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Specialist Named
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0052.xml
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Gulf Aviation Products
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GULF AVIATION PRODUCTS
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0053.xml
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Beech Aircraft Corporation
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Beech Aircraft CORPORATION
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0054.xml
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FINANCIAL
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Board of Investigation, Research Releases Study of Carrier Taxes
Report cites comparatively large levies on railroad property, pipelines and special imposts on buslines and traces main aviation taxes to net income, motor fuel and payrolls, which represented 92 per cent of airlines 1941 tax bill.
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The Board of Investigation and Research (created under The Transportation Act of 1940) has distributed to a limited number of interested persons for criticism a staff report on carrier taxation. Accompanying the report is a letter by Board Chairman Robert E. Webb, which promises to be of considerable importance in the study of airline taxation now under way by the Civil Aeronautics Board.
AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0055.xml
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TRANSPORT
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U. S., Soviet Agree on Formation of World Aviation Authority
State Department announces completion of first of series of conferences with Russia; preliminary talks to open with India and Belgium.
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The United States last week announced completion of the first of a series of talks with the Soviet Government on post-war international commercial aviation, and turned to preliminary conferences with India and Belgium. Also in prospect are discussions with Brazilian officials.
AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0056.xml
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TRANSPORT
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New DC-3 Latch
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0057.xml
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TRANSPORT
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Access to Idlewild Now Major Problem
Observers see need for prompt planning to provide surface transportation to center of city.
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0058.xml
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TRANSPORT
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National Application Asks World Routes
Seeks to link U. S. terminals with Europe via Bermuda and Azores; other filings listed.
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National Airlines last week revealed its overseas expansion plans in an application filed with the Civil Aeronautics Board seeking approval of a proposed link between National’s present domestic system and the primary traffic generating centers of the Mediterranean basin.
AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0059.xml
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Southeastern Air Service, Inc.
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SOUTHEASTERN AIR SERVICE, INC.
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0060.xml
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TRANSPORT
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FAA Opens D.C. Office
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0061.xml
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Lisbon, Rio Discuss Landing Rights
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0062.xml
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TRANSPORT
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Expand Coast Ports
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0063.xml
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TRANSPORT
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AA Reports on Rise in Airline Mileage
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0064.xml
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Timber Structures Incorporated
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TIMBER STRUCTURES INCORPORATED
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0065.xml
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TRANSPORT
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Mexico Ok’s New Braniff Routes, Increasing Mileage of U. S. Line
Company, granted 3,067 mile operation, is fourth U. S. carrier to enter Mexican operations and second in the last year.
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Increasing interest of United States air carriers in Mexican domestic operations is given new emphasis by the granting to Aerovias Braniff of 3,067 miles of new routes by the Mexican Government. Through its president, T. E. Braniff, who owns all the stock of Aerovias Braniff, Braniff Airways is the fourth U. S. airline to enter, directly or indirectly, Mexican air operations, and the second to become so engaged in the past year.
AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0066.xml
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TRANSPORT
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CAB Speeds Hearings on Atlantic Routes
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<p>Further evidence of Civil Aeronautics Board’s intention to bring international air route applications to hearing as speedily as possible is contained in reports of its examiners on the North and South Atlantic prehearing conferences.</p>
AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0067.xml
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Grinnell Company, Inc.
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Grinnell Company, Inc.
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0068.xml
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TRANSPORT
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Radio Experts Seek to Meet Air Needs
U. S. and industrial communications specialists work on problem of filling requirements of rapidly expanding aviation.
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Government and industry telecommunications experts, who will continue their conferences in Washington intermittently until Dec. 1, will seek a solution to the difficult problem of fulfilling the spectrum space demands of aviation.
AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0069.xml
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McGraw-Hill Book Co.
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McGRAW-HILL BOOK CO.
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0070.xml
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TRANSPORT
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Other Foreign Interests Reveal Plans for Trans-Pacific Airlines
New Zealand and Canadian prime ministers disclose negotiations for establishment of service, following earlier action by Netherlands, Britain and Australia.
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0071.xml
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TRANSPORT
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CAB Lifts Ceiling on Mayflower Price
Vacates part of previous decision and agrees to acquisition at original figure.
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0072.xml
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The Teleoptic Co.
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THE TELEOPTIC CO.
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0073.xml
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TRANSPORT
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UAL Operations Net Sets All-Time High
Second quarter net $1,814,754 against $1,170,622 for 1943.
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0074.xml
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TRANSPORT
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Feeder Short-Cuts
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0075.xml
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Fedders Manufacturing Co., Inc.
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FEDDERS MANUFACTURING CO., INC.
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0076.xml
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TRANSPORT
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CAB Action
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0077.xml
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TRANSPORT
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Texas U. Gives Free Transport Course
23 students enrolled for training under auspices of U. S. Department of Education.
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0078.xml
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Aircraft & Diesel Equipment Corporation
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AIRCRAFT & DIESEL EQUIPMENT CORPORATION
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0079.xml
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TRANSPORT
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So. Africans in U. S. on Transport Survey
Three-man delegation to study airlines and ports with view to early resumption of service suspended by war.
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0080.xml
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TRANSPORT
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Australia Plans U.S.-Type Air Body
Formation of regulatory group preliminary to expansion of airline system.
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0081.xml
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Shortlines
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0082.xml
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Kelite Products, Inc.
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KELITE PRODUCTS, INC.
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0083.xml
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TRANSPORT
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CAB Schedule
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0084.xml
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TRANSPORT
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ATA Develops New Plane Data Form
Aircraft requirements committee works out system for uniform presentation of proposed specifications on projected commercial planes.
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0085.xml
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Darnell Corp. Ltd.
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DARNELL CORP. LTD.
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0086.xml
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EDITORIAL
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The Surplus Plane Problem
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ROBERT H. WOOD
DURING COMING MONTHS the government will place on public sale several thousand more personal type surplus aircraft. Some 4,000 already have been sold. These planes are being sold on an “as is, where is” basis, and, generally speaking, the purchasers have been satisfied that the basis of sale is fair to all concerned.
AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0087.xml
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Westinghouse Electric & Mfg. Co.: Micarta Data Book
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Westinghouse Electric & Mfg. Co.
Micarta Data Book
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0088.xml
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General Electric Co.
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General Electric Co.
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AviationWeek_19440821_0002_004_0089.xml