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February 9, 1929

Aviation Insurance in the United States

Give Service Plus to the Air Traveler

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Aviation Insurance in the United States

WITH the tremendous interest being evidenced in the aviation industry, it is surprising how little even those actively engaged in aviation know about aviation insurance. “Is it possible to secure public liability and property damage insurance?”

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Give Service Plus to the Air Traveler

EXTENSION of airlines depends primarily upon two factors: public patronage and addition of night flying facilities. Night flying possibilities depend entirely on lighting and radio inventions which today show rapid progress. The matter of installing these night devices is a separate problem of government co-operation and company financing.

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Air transportation of fresh fish in commercial quantities from the Gulf of California to Pacific Coast markets is to be attempted by a syndicate of Southern California business men. The Texas Aero Corp. of Temple, Tex., is reported to be moving its plane manufacturing business to Shreveport, La.
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The Personnel Problems in Aircraft Building

THERE probably is no other line of manufacturing where careful workmanship is of such vital importance as in the building of planes. Where the production is small and only a few men are employed, it is quite possible to watch every manufacturing process and determine whether or not it is properly done.

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Control System Care and Aintenance

AN airplane crashed recently because of the failure of an eye splice formed in the end of a control cable to connect it to the rudder bar. Careful periodic examinations of the control system will prevent accidents, and perhaps death. It is difficult to state what parts of an airplane are the most important, but it is certain that the control system is one of them.

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New York Has Its First Air Exposition in Many Years

Wide Variety of Exhibits and Big Program Mark Legion Aviators’ Post Display

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FOREIGN ACTIVITIES

England Has National Flying Services Plan

LONDON, ENGLAND.—National Flying Services, Ltd., is the name of the company which plans to tie up all civilian flying within Great Britain, it was disclosed recently following much conjecture since the first intimations of the project were whispered.
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SIDE SLIPS

Side Slips

Our attention is called by H. F. P. to a news item which states that an interesting analysis of Colonel Lindbergh’s signature has been made by a Viennese praphologist and psychoanalyst. “Col. Charles A. Lindbergh’s signature is said to reveal a sportsman of great determination, allowing nothing to deflect him from achieving his self-appointed goal,” the item says.

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Personnel

WILLIS C. BROWN was elected president of the Spartan Aircraft Co. recently. JOHN L. HILL, former British pilot and member of the Carter Oil Co., is vice president. Other appointments include: J. F. LANIER, secretary-treasurer; PARKER D. CRAMER, special sales representative; J. BAXTER GARDNER, advertising manager.
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Davis Acquires American Moth

Richmond, Ind., Concern Planning Plane Designated As D A C

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