December 6, 1943

TRANSPORT

Federal Laws Urged to Clarify Intrastate Aviation Situation

PERSONNEL

Personnel

THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

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TRANSPORT

Federal Laws Urged to Clarify Intrastate Aviation Situation

Civil Aeronautics Board maintains hands-off policy, at the same time examining traffic to see that interstate regulations are obeyed.

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PERSONNEL

Personnel

Harry P. Kupiec, hydraulics engineer in the design engineering department of Glenn L. Martin Co., has been named chairman of the Society of Automotive Engineers’ Committee on hydraulics. He had served on this committee for a year. Kupiec also is national chairman of the Subcommittee on hydraulics of the National Aircraft Standards Committee, which works in conjunction with the Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce.
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THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

SECRETS OUT—Speculation was rife in the capital the past week on the unusual number of heretofore closely held military secrets which have come to light through official sources, and further speculation on the possible meaning of these disclosures in connection with the perennial guessing contest on the invasion of Europe.
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THE AIR WAR

Long-range Escort Fighters Give American Bombers Edge on Nazis

Large-capacity drop tanks permit pursuit planes to form protective screen all the way to target and back on long raiding missions
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Aviation News

Nwlb Approves Ruling to Permit Firm to Revise Piecework Rates

Decision affecting Republic Aircraft Products Division of Aviation Corp. involves possible wage cut; summary of week’s activities in U.S. bureaus and war agencies.
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TRANSPORT

Cab Action

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Aviation News

75 Mm. Cannon Gives "Mitchell” Formidable Firing Power

Army permits announcement of new gun, largest known weapon ever mounted on a plane; given first test against Japs.
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AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION

Aero Chamber Members Ask Law on Contract Termination

Lucien Shaw of Lockheed cites perilous financial position of aircraft plants as result of over-expansion during the war.
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FINANCIAL

War News and Tax Selling Bring Decline in Aircraft Shares

Peace stocks also move lower, with some equities in "war babies” showing strong resistance toward price recession.

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