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April 1, 1935

Aircraft at Work

The Airplane Opens the Door for the Salesman

American Airplane Specifications

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Aircraft at Work

A DISTRIBUTOR of caterpillar tractors finds that with an airplane he can go straight to headquarters and talk to the boss of the company he is trying to sell, where previously he would have limited himself to third-hand contact through minor representatives in the field.
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The Airplane Opens the Door for the Salesman

"RIDE in an airplane? I wouldn't get within a hundred feet of one of the things, let alone ride in it." That was just fine, because I was not selling airplanes or rides. I was trying to sell machinery, and the gentleman who made that remark had it in his power to give me the order for it.

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American Airplane Specifications

Manufacturer Aeronautical Corp. of America Aircraft Mechanics, Inc Aircraft Mechanics, Inc Aircraft Mechanics, Inc American Eagle-Lincoln Aircraft Corp Bellanca Aircraft Corp Consolidated Aircraft Corp Consolidated Aircraft Corp
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Operator’s Corner

QUESTION 4: What are your policies for inspection and servicing of equipment? At what intervals have you found it necessary to overhaul engines; other parts of planes? How do maintenance costs vary for different types of service? What is the usual life of mechanical equipment, i.e., the time when it is more economical to replace than to repair?
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NEWS OF THE MONTH

More Air Mail Law

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SIDE SLIPS

Side Slips

WELL, Spring is here again, the season of fresh coats of startling paint on the airport gas trucks, of new sky blue jodphurs on the local airwomen, of renewed hopes and restored windsocks; the time of year when people, who couldn’t raise the price of a pipe tray made from the hub of a war-surplus propeller, dream over their Bock beer of footloose two thousand mile cross-country jaunts in their own de luxe airliners.
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Aviation People

ON March 20, THOMAS A. MORGAN was elected chairman of the board of Curtiss-Wright Corporation, to succeed the late RICHARD F. HOYT. Mr. Morgan, who has been president of Curtiss-Wright for four years, was succeeded by GUY W. VAUGHAN, president of Wright Aeronautical Corporation, who will also remain president of that corporation.
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NEWS OF THE MONTH

Second Pacific Derby?

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Flying Services and Schools

TO judge the essays submitted in the 6th annual W. E. Boeing Scholarship Competition a committee will assemble at the Boeing School at Oakland, April 5 and 6. Its members are, Dr. Baldwin M. Woods, dean of the University of California; William Stout of Stout Engineering Laboratories, Dearborn, Michigan; Professor John Akerman, head of Aeronautical Engineering at the University of Minnesota; and Professor Allan G. Blaisdell, head of aeronautical engineering at the Carnegie Institute of Technology.
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NEWS OF THE MONTH

War Over Europe

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