September 27, 1943

TRANSPORT

New Shower of Route Requests Includes Braniff Bid for Europe

THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

THE AIR WAR

Big Air Push Near in Pacific; May Use Munda to Bomb Truk

2627
TRANSPORT

New Shower of Route Requests Includes Braniff Bid for Europe

Both existing and potential operators announce plans for service across Atlantic, Pacific and to South America.
23
THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

FDR TO AERO CHAMBER—President Roosevelt’s kind words in his letter to Jim Murray, president of the Aeronautical Chamber at the opening of the Chamber’s Economic Development Committee meeting in Colorado Springs, where post-war aviation was considered, caused some eye-brow lifting in Washington and industry circles.
1415
THE AIR WAR

Big Air Push Near in Pacific; May Use Munda to Bomb Truk

Commentator forecasts Helldivers in action, with improved Dauntlesses and Avengers; more skip bombing ahead.
67
AVIATION NEWS

CAB Says 142 to 235 Transports Could Fly All Overseas Mail

Report released by research and analysis division expected to furnish basis for future planning, although separate report on passenger potential is under way.

3031

Personnel

John E. Sehramm, formerly a security analyst for Ward & Co., investment brokers of New York City, has joined Curtiss-Wright Corp. in the office of Burdette Wright, vice - president in charge of the Airplane Division. He will do research work for the division, and is located in its executive offices at Buffalo.
2425
AVIATION NEWS

House Group Studies Cost of Putting Air Industry Back on Peace Basis

Specific provisions for cost of converting the aircraft industry back to a peace basis are under serious consideration by the House Ways and Means Committee, which has been holding hearings on proposed revision of the war contract renegotiation law.

2021
AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION

1943 Plane Output to Exceed 85,000; Industry Employment Is 1,600,000

President’s reference to 15,000 units in two months highlights contrast of 3,623 craft in 1938.

2627
TRANSPORT

Future Transports to Be Many Sizes

United cargo chief believes we have seen most standardization.
1213
AVIATION NEWS

Plane Industry Sets New Records as Congress Debates on Manpower

September production exceeds record August output, officials concede, with both unit and weight gains recorded.
3233
FINANCIAL

Prospects for More Dividends By Airlines Appear Doubtful

Rickenbacker statement urging postponement of payments turns spotlight on slim chances for many more checks to stockholders.

September 201943 October 11943