August 9, 1943

Management

Heart of America’s Industrial Progress

THE AIR WAR

Luftwaffe ‘reserve’ Is Mythical; Output of Famous Fighters Cut

THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

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Management

Heart of America’s Industrial Progress

In Peace and War, Management Men and Methods Steer Production on a Steady Upward Course
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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.
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THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

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.
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TRANSPORT

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.
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AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION

July Plane Turn-Out Exceeds June Figure By Small Margin

Reasons given for retarded production include labor turnover, design changes, absenteeism, and housing.
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Headline News Section

Draft Deferment Action Eases Industry’s Acute Labor Shortage

Selective Service limits induction of aircraft workers on Pacific Coast until Oct. 1. Step long urged by aviation executives.

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TRANSPORT

Maritime Commission Studying Combined Ship-air Operations

Report being prepared by subcommittee of post-war Planning Committee, headed by Rear Admiral Vickery.
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FEDERAL DIGEST

WPB Warns Allocations Near in More Aircraft Veneers

Week's summary of OPA, NLRB, and other Washington agencies shows official actions which affect aircraft industry.
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2 Crashes Mar Air Safety Record

Airliner and glider accidents occur within few days.
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Personnel

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