In Peace and War, Management Men and Methods Steer Production on a Steady Upward Course
THE AIR WAR
Luftwaffe ‘reserve’ Is Mythical; Output of Famous Fighters Cut
Allies winning air control over Germany after smashing Messerschmitt and Focke-Wulf plants.
THE AVIATION NEWS
THE War Department’s cancellation of contracts for the manufacture of C-76 Curtiss Caravan wooden transport planes came as no surprise in production circles in Washington or in the industry. These planes were to be built by the Higgins Company at New Orleans and the Curtiss-Wright plant at Louisville, both of which were tooled up for C-76 production.
Maximum Route Expansion to Call for Public Aid, Pogue Says
CAB chairman forecasts big passenger and cargo growth in traffic between smaller cities; calls for more airports.
July Plane Turn-Out Exceeds June Figure By Small Margin
Reasons given for retarded production include labor turnover, design changes, absenteeism, and housing.