November 1, 1943

Aviation Manufacturing

Prescriptions for Head Cracks in 24st Rivets

The Feeder Airline’s Place in Postwar America

AIR TRANSPORT

They Skyblazed Africa and the East “Way Back When”

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Aviation Manufacturing

Prescriptions for Head Cracks in 24st Rivets

Laboratory tests of strengths, corrosion resistance, heat treatments, and aging of rivets give a five-point guide to new efficiencies in their employment in aircraft.

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The Feeder Airline’s Place in Postwar America

An aviation veteran who's actually operating feeder lines analyzes pertinent problems on the basis of practical experiences and realistically appraises the future services which can be rendered.

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AIR TRANSPORT

They Skyblazed Africa and the East “Way Back When”

Today's war takes flyers to many strange skyports. But it was yesterday's pioneers who hewed out the basic airways encompassing them. Told here is how England painstakingly launched prewar air routes over the "Dark Continent and beyond"—thus laying a potent corner-stone for postwar operations.
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Aviation Manufacturing

Associate Producers Plan Speeds CG-4A Gliders

How eleven California manufacturers pooled their peace time equipment “the associate way” and are doing an outstanding job producing troop gliders.... Told by the man who effected the practical plan.

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Aviation Manufacturing

Shop Equipment and Accessories

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Aviation Manufacturing

Engine Control Achieves Simpler Piloting

Moves to ease the modern flyer’s multiple job of dial-watching are primary, hence the marked significance of the Simmonds automatic power plant control. Described are the development and operation of this integral device which frees the pilot for other duties.

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Aviation Manufacturing

Analysis of Members with Variable Moments of Inertia

Presenting in concise and ready form essential data and characteristics for analyzing members with varying moments of inertia, including general expressions for slope deflection equations, fixed end moments, stiffness and carry-over factors, and three moment equations.

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Aviation Manufacturing

Manifold-Solenoid De-Icer Systems with Electronic Control

Pilots know only too well that ice doesn't form in any standardized fashion. But whatever the rate or manner, this highly flexible de-icer control system is designed to curb any icing condition encountered.

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MILITARY

Canada Trains Them By Tens of Thousands

Billion dollar program operates 154 schools—many double the normal size. And already these schools have sent more than 130,000 air and groundcrew graduates to battle.

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America at War

From plane factory to fighting front is a long process .... Germans work hard to stop bombing .... Increase noted in production of improved fighters and employment of new weapons .... Allies stretch range of fighters for more effective bomber escort .... Problem of licking Japs still looms as most formidable of war .... International air questions are forced into open.
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