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March 1, 1936

Airplanes for 1936

Plants, Products, and People

Specifications of American Airplanes

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Airplanes for 1936

MISSIONARIES, commuters, injured Indians, rough diamonds and payroll cash are a few of the things that have traveled by Aeronca in various parts of the Western Hemisphere. The Reverend Father J. M. Coulture, flying priest of Canada, has flown more than 50,000 miles in his ski-equipped ship.
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Plants, Products, and People

ACCESSORIES

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Specifications of American Airplanes

Manufacturer Aeronautical Corp. of America Aeronautical Corp. of America Aeronautical Corp. of America Aircraft Mechanics, Inc. Aircraft Mechanics, Inc. Aircraft Mechanics, Inc. Air Transport Mfg. Co. American Eagle-Lincoln Aircraft Corp.
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Schools, Services, and Airports

ALABAMA—BREWTON and MONROEVILLE airports have been approved by the Bureau of Air Commerce for allotment of $17,900 and $24,268, respectively, for WPA improvements. The Monroeville field has already been graded, and a concrete circle constructed in its center.... With headquarters at the BIRMINGHAM Municipal Airport, W. H. Scruggs will handle sales of Porterfield airplanes in fourteen southern states.
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Accessories for 1936

C. F. BURGESS LABORATORIES, INC., 111 West Monroe Street, Chicago. ELECTRIC STORAGE BATTERY COMPANY, Philadelphia, Pa. GOULD STORAGE BATTERY CORPORATION, Depew, N. Y. PHILADELPHIA STORAGE BATTERY COMPANY, Philadelphia, Pa. READING BATTERIES, INC., Reading, Pa.
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Engines for 1936

THE assets of the old Aeromarine Plane & Motor Company, Inc., have been taken over by Burnelli, and the two models AR 3 and AR 3-40, three-cylinder aircooled engines, are being continued in production. Standard equipment on the AR 3 is dual ignition, either from a pair of Bosch magnetos or from a dual battery system.
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Aviation People

BRIG. GEN. WILLIAM LENDRUM (BILLY) MITCHELL, commander of the United States air forces in France during the World War, died Feb. 19 of a heart ailment. An army officer since the Spanish-American War, Gen. Mitchell was one of the first in the service to be fired with the military potentialities of aircraft.
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News of the Month

Safety Measures

Senate’s investigation of airline safety turns into critique of Air Commerce Bureau navigation aids.

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EDITORIALS AVIATION

$500 Fine

TUCKED away in the regulations now in force governing international traffic in arms, munitions and implements of war, is one of those nasty little stingers that have appeared as byproducts of many pieces of New Deal legislation. As usual, it is difficult to discover whether this one was slipped in with malice aforethought or just happened.
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News of the Month

Durand Board Says, "Up Ship”

Special committee recommends resumption of Navy’s airship program.

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