December 20, 1943

THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

Appeal Boards in Employment Area to Hear Aircraft Workers’ Cases

Personnel

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THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

SLOAN SPEAKS OUT—At a time when most war industries are either insisting that their full attention is being given to war production or that their postwar plans, if any, are nebulous, it is significant that Alfred P. Sloan, Jr., chairman of the Board of General Motors, speaks out in public about GM’s postwar master plan calling for an expenditure of $500,000,000 for reconversion.
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Appeal Boards in Employment Area to Hear Aircraft Workers’ Cases

Files to be forwarded from local units for review by Jan. 9; Summary of week’s activities in federal and war agencies.

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Personnel

Harold G. Hynd, (left) has been named manager of the Oklahoma City modification center of Douglas Aircraft Co., where he will have charge of all modifications on C-47 cargo transports. He was formerly assistant superintendent of the Santa Monica plant, having joined Douglas as a mechanic’s helper in 1937.
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THE AIR WAR

Allies Shuffling Air Forces for Big Invasion Campaign

Lessons of North Africa, Salerno, and road to Rome result in new 15th Air Force (strategic) under Doolittle, while 12th becomes tactical force; Brereton may lead U. S. air tactics.

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FINANCIAL

Proceeds From United’s Stock to Set Record for U.s. Airlines

Registration statement filed with SEC shows company will enter postwar era in formidable financial position, Commentator says.

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TRANSPORT

Stanton Sees Lightplane Field as Key to Postwar Air Production

Popularizing of flying will run civil aircraft total up to 500,000 by 1950, CAA chief tells contractors.
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TRANSPORT

New Haven Ad Urges Rail-air Coordination

Full page advertisements run in eastern newspapers.

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Ward Testimony Ends Fairchild Hearings

Aircraft firm’s president convinces Congressmen of difficulties of plane building.
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TRANSPORT

Cab Action

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Warns Overoptimists on Postwar Market

McDonnell representative urges caution in plans for sales in South America.
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