August 16, 1943

Personnel

TRANSPORT

Flying Tank-Car Service Sought; Applications Pour in on CAB

The AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

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Personnel

W. L. Jack Nelson, formerly chief of the WPB Aircraft Priorities Branch and chairman of the Civil Aircraft Subcommittee to administer L - 2 6 2 , has been named assistant director of the Civil Aeronautics Administration’s War Training Service.
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TRANSPORT

Flying Tank-Car Service Sought; Applications Pour in on CAB

Truck and bus operators, and airlines file petitions for regular and unscheduled services over feeder and trunk routes.
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The AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

War Production Board chiefs, including Charles E. Wilson, are convinced that incentive payment plans will go a long way toward solving the critical manpower problem. Surveys made in several aircraft plants have indicated that production increases, and substantial ones, can be obtained with present personnel.
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THE AIR WAR

4 Types of U. S. Warplanes Helping Russians Smash Nazis

Cobra Havoc, Mitchell and C-47 praised by Red officers, who have won control over Luftwaffe along eastern battle line.

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Headline News Section

Stanton Cites Post-War Need for Hangars and Service Facilities

Administrator says even our present airports lack necessary equipment for plane shelter and overhaul, and pilot comfort.

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AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION

U. S. and Industry Studying Incentive Wages, Labor Priorities

Draft deferment move to help, but military inductions still represent small part of total separations.
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FINANCIAL

Renegotiation Element Demands Close Scrutiny of Statements

Settlements with government bringing widespread revisions in 1942 reports of aircraft manufacturers.

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AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION

Criticism Focuses on Aircraft Despite Steady Rise in Output

Widely publicized reports say total plane production is down, although July performance exceeded June.

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Headline News Section

Nwlb Adopts Public Hearing Plan; Rules on Solar, Douglas Cases

DPC authorizes increases in plant contracts with Edo Aircraft and Packard Motor Car Co.
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Headline News Section

Patterson Warns of Scramble for World-Wide Air Routes

Over-expansion will bring chaos and need for complete control by government, he says.
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