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November 1, 1932

Is There a Limit on Speed?

The Equipment of Air Forces

Cmmunications on An International Airline

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Is There a Limit on Speed?

EVERYONE is interested in speed. Transport lines are clamoring for cruising speeds approaching 200 m.p.h. in the immediate future and indefinitely increased thereafter. To the military pilot, it may be literally a matter of life and death to be able to outspeed the enemy.

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The Equipment of Air Forces

THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (PART FIVE)

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Cmmunications on An International Airline

THE observation and interpretation of weather information, and the operation of a communications system by which that data and the messages of all the company’s units may be transmitted, are essential functions in the daily routine of any airline.
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Maintaining Aircraft in the Southwest

A study of American Airway’s maintenance base at Dallas

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American Aircraft Products Abroad

STATISTICS alone will not tell the dramatic tale of the steady penetration of American aeronautical products into operations in every corner of the world. Over 50 American aircraft engines are now employed in carrying passengers and mail between the Netherlands and the Dutch colonies in the East Indies.

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EDITORIALS

How Will You Have Your Economy?

IN BARELY six weeks another session of Congress will be upon us, and another budget will be presented. Within three months thereafter, for this is a short session of Congress and ends by law on March 4, the budget will have been taken to pieces and reassembled and the appropriation bills will have been enacted.

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Propellers of Steel

S.A.E. discussion coincides with introduction on racing planes

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EDITORIALS

Replacement By Program

THERE are three ways in which a transport enterprise may be run. New equipment may be purchased and the old replaced in accordance with a definite schedule,—or it may be replaced during financial booms,—or it may never be replaced at all. This is a generalization.
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EDITORIALS

Do We Want a Show?

A NATIONAL AIRCRAFT SHOW, wherever it may be held, is a delightful event. Old friends meet for the only time during the year. There is a steady flow of press releases announcing the sales that have been made, and the plans for quantity production that are being made.
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NEWS OF THE MONTH

Britain Pushes Up the Ceiling

DELVING farther into the stratosphere than ever airplane went before, a five-year-old Vickers Vespa brought to Great Britain on Sept. 16 another world’s record. Piloted by Capt. Cyril Uwins, chief test pilot for the Bristol Airplane Company, the especially lightened biplane, powered with a 550 hp.
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