September 13, 1943

TRANSPORT

PCA Requests 100 Cities in 23 States; Files Its Seadrome Application

THE AIR WAR

Some B-17’s Flying as Fighters; Wing-Tip Gas Tanks Add Range

THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

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TRANSPORT

PCA Requests 100 Cities in 23 States; Files Its Seadrome Application

TWA says it will ask CAB for London and Paris routes, as new rash of petitions breaks out.
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THE AIR WAR

Some B-17’s Flying as Fighters; Wing-Tip Gas Tanks Add Range

Daylight bombing leaps another hurdle as AAF adopts new methods to protect its big ships.
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THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

THE PACIFIC—The surrender of Italy, upon which all attention now is focused, emphasizes and points up an entirely different situation elsewhere. It’s autumn now, and in happier days football would be in the air. The Observer’s tip is not to devote all of your attention to what is happening at the European end of the field, when there may be something spectacular going on at the other end.
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Personnel

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FINANCIAL

Three Lines’ Successful Stock Sales Encourage Other Carriers

Total of more than $6,150,000 raised by Braniff, Northeast and All American, with Northwest, PCA and C. & S. considering.

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AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION

Confusion, Overlapping Still Mar Government’s Manpower Plan

Industry ready to cooperate fully with new measures but some executives still urge central authority.
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Headline News Section

Entire 1942 Transport Output Exceeded in 8 Months of 1943

Officials expect 10 percent of this year’s planes to be cargo types, with Douglas leading the industry.

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Headline News Section

Speedy Disposal of Wage Disputes Cuts Number Before NWLB By 30%

Government actions for week include board’s decisions on Piper and Firestone, NLRB Orders, DPC Contracts.
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TRANSPORT

Returned Planes Aid Airline Services

Industry making the most of less than a dozen craft returned by U.S.
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EDITORIAL

General Marshall’s Report

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