March 1, 1943

THE AVIATION NEWS

National Aviation

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The American Doctrine of Air Power

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THE AVIATION NEWS

National Aviation

Washington (AVIATION Bureau)—The human race, already befuddled over the question of what exactly to do with the earth, must now try to deal with the heavens. So far, Vice-Pres. Wallace, Clare Luce, Jack Nichols, and Mrs. Roosevelt—just to name a few —have done little more than scratch the surface of the question.
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General Electric Co., Schenectady, N. Y., announces new three-purpose contactor known as Model CR2791-Q100. It is designed to start, reverse, and provide dynamic braking for d.c. split field, series-wound aircraft motors, and is applicable to motors having full-load currents up to 10 amp. and locked rotor currents of 60 amp. at 12 or 24 v. d.c.
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The American Doctrine of Air Power

Our country devised its own revolutionary air-war theories—and today rigorous battle tests are proving their striking efficacy. Here, the author concludes his revealing analysis of the doctrine with a concise study of our Attack, Fighter, and Air Supply aviation.

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Use of Glue in Aircraft Construction

Complete responsibility for successful application of plywood to aircraft construction rests with proper use of a bonding agent. This thoroughly documented and vitally important article is a major contributor to our mounting store of knowledge on plywood construction.

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Producing the B-25 Bomber

North American is one of the leaders in aircraft quantity production and the reason is simplicity and flexibility in its production lines

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Canada Gains Vital New Production Role

AVIATION survey shows output of heavier first-line combat planes reaching stride as Dominion fights way up from "step-child" rank.

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Cold Heat to Expedite Plywood Fabrication

Fabrication of plywood aircraft is now a major war project. How passing high frequency electric current through wood sections polymerizes glue in minutes istead of hours, reducing fabrication time to a minimum.

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Intercoolers and Their Performance in Aircraft

Intercoolers are likened to the old woman in a shoe—having so many parameters its hard to tell what to do. This fundamental article describes design limitations, defines basic parameters, establishes the current trend of intercooler design, and points the way to research to come.

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FACTORY MAINTENANCE

Correct Use of Rubber Hose

Rubber is one of our most critical commodities, yet in many aircraft plants rubber hose is one of the most thoroughly abused tools. This article tells how it should be handled and maintained for longer and more efficient service life.

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11th Annual Meeting of Institute of Aeronautical Sciences

Second wartime assembly consisted of sessions held simultaneously in New York, Detroit, and Los Angeles. Speakers emphasize aerodynamics and operational problems.
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