In Partnership With

July 13, 1929

The Tunison “Scout” Monoplane

Short Sketches of the Aeronautics Branch Personnel

Heating and Ventilating for Airport Buildings

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The Tunison “Scout” Monoplane

Airplane Having Molded Plywood Structure Without Internal Bracing is Approach to Flying Wing Type

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Short Sketches of the Aeronautics Branch Personnel

THROUGHOUT the aviation industry thousands of letters are written weekly addressed to the Aeronautics Branch, Department of Commerce. Back come the answers, signed by various names—Secretary MacCracken, Director Young, the chiefs of divisions and sections—Howard, Hingsburg, Blee, Dr. Bauer, and on down the list.

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Heating and Ventilating for Airport Buildings

Article II: Selection of Heat-Surfaces to be Installed and Design of the Distribution System

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The Part That the Dealer Plays

THE PART that the dealer plays in a national sales organization is in a certain sense the most important part of all, for it is the dealer who actually contacts the buying public. The manufacturer may make a good product; the distributor may distribute that product effectively and efficiently in his territory, but it is within the power of the dealer to wipe out by bad selling practices all of the effort and time behind the manufacturer and distribution of a plane, and thus kill the final retail sale.

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SIDE SLIPS

Side Slips

WE SEE that one of the papers to be presented at the national convention of the National Association of Real Estate Boards is “New Uses for Real Estate as the Result of the Development of Aviation.” This seems to us to be a very interesting subject and should arouse a lot of discussion.

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AIRPORTS AND AIRWAYS

Report Additional Airport Construction

Development Work Continues in Many Places

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GENERAL NEWS

Briefly

It is understood that United Aircraft & Transport is now negotiating to acquire Sikorsky Aviation Corporation. Six Keystone bombers from Langley Field on July 5 used 24 bombs, ranging in weight from 100 to 600 lbs., on the Greek steamer Paraguay which was stranded off Kitty Hawk, N. C.
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GENERAL NEWS

Cleveland Pilots Make New Refueling Endurance Mark

Equipment and Oil System Aid Success

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GENERAL NEWS

Blee Makes Plea for Uniform Laws

Colonel and P. G. Johnson Speak at Boise Meeting

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Editorials

Airships Across the Pacific

THE RECENT ANNOUNCEMENT of a plan to operate the first American rigid airship service from California to Honolulu, rather than across the Atlantic, may have surprised some who read it. If so, they know little of the Eastern Pacific, or of the relative difficulties presented to flying there and on the North Atlantic.
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