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September 1, 1939

You’ll Meet Them at the Races

Making Use of Ground Effect

THE AVIATION NEWS

Aviation Manufacturing

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You’ll Meet Them at the Races

Old 1313-X sizes up the planes, the pilots, and their chances in aviation's big Labor Day show. Turn the page for the 1939 form sheet.

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Making Use of Ground Effect

The author discusses the theoretical aspects of the subject and shows how it can best be used by the pilot.

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THE AVIATION NEWS

Aviation Manufacturing

With $15,000,000 worth of Army Air Corps orders on hand for their big, liquid-cooled engines, Allison Engineering Division of General Motors Corporation is rushing work on their new factory at Indianapolis, with occupancy anticipated by fall.
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National Aviation

There was heavy firing along the aviation front Aug. 10, as the War Department reared back and placed the largest single order for war equipment in United States history. Bang! went $85,978,000 of funds made available for new aircraft and equipment by the recently adjourned Congress.
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Aviation Abroad

Parliamentary battles over the British airline merger haven’t been as tough as expected; the general feeling was that anything was worth trying as a way out of the present situation. Opposition to the plan was scattered and couldn’t get together on ideas.
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BUYER’S LOG BOOK

Buyer’s Log Book

What's New in Accessories, Materials, Supplies, and Equipment

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AVIATION OPERATORS CORNER

C.A.A. Training to Continue

Hinkley Announces Details of First Year's Expanded Program

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Flashes

Picked Up Along Editorial Airways

BREAK FOR RESEARCH came when Congress passed the Third Deficiency Bill which contained an immediate appropriation of $1.8 million cash, plus contract authorization up to $10 million. At this point we can do nothing less than stand up and cheer.
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Engineering

The development of new protective and decorative coatings for magnesium alloys has recently been announced by the Dow Chemical Company. According to Dow technicians two of these coatings known as Treatment No. 7, and Treatment No. 8 surpass other known treatments in protecting magnesium alloys against salt water, and upon general atmospheric exposure result in satisfactory adhesion surfaces for subsequent paint systems.
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Aviation’s Big Show —or What of It?

THE NATIONAL AIR RACES

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