July 1, 1941

Acrobatics Are Easy!

Putting the Small Plant to Work

Reducing Stacking Delays

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Acrobatics Are Easy!

This is Part III of a series on acrobatics which should be of interest to all pilots

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Putting the Small Plant to Work

“OFFICE of Production Management reports that 50 percent of this country’s machine tools either are idle or working less than 8 hr. a day; that some way must be found to put these tools to work. . . . OPM suggests that owners of idle machine tools sell them to companies with defense orders.”

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Reducing Stacking Delays

This is what is being done in Chicago and New York to improve the instrument approach of commercial transports. There is still room for greater efficiency.

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Sperry a Lesson in Industrial Planning

TOM MORGAN, president of the Sperry Corp., sat in his large office high up in New York’s Radio City and talked about national defense. “The one important question in America today,” he said, “is this : what is necessary to increase production ?”

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Fighter Philosophy

The additions to the duties of fighter aircraft Here is a description of how the Airacobra was designed to be prepared for its new work.

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Air Express ... and Where It's Going

In the midst of the current discussions on air express, here are some important figures published for the first time.

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Buyer's Log Book

What's New in Accessories, Materials, Supplies, and Equipment
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Test Flying a Ball of Fire

With the radical design of this fighter aircraft new tricks had to be applied for its flight testing.

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Aviation's Unlimited Emergency

THE subordination of all business activity in the interest of national defense has become an actuality with the proclamation of an unlimited emergency by the President. While virtually complete powers—both active and latent —have previously been available to the President, such control was of little significance as long as vagueness surrounded the defense effort.

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The Development of Aircraft Spotwelding

Production engineers expect great things from spotwelding. This is an account of what Lockheed has been doing in this new field

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