January 3, 1944

Personnel

THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

TRANSPORT

CAB Action

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Personnel

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THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

TO HELL WITH HISTORY: WHAT’S THE PROBLEM?—In that classic remark is an index to Air Chief Marshal Sir Arthur Tedder, named as deputy to General Eisenhower, supreme commander of the European invasion forces. His appointment is recognition of the importance of an air leader in the planning and execution of this greatest of military operations.
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TRANSPORT

CAB Action

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TRANSPORT

All American Seeks to Extend Lines to New York, Albany, Boston

Hawthorne Airways files for North and South Carolina routes; Albany-Plattsburg permit sought by Crary Air Transport.
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FINANCIAL

War’s End Finds Railroads in Strong Competitive Position

Rails unlikely to be operating any air services in immediate postwar period but will be able to cut own rates and improve services.

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Headline News Section

Increasing Surplus of War Metals Presents Problem for A. H. Bunker

New WPB vice chairman to assume direction of principal metal and mineral bureaus; summary of activities in U. S. agencies.
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Headline News Section

Navy Releases Data on "Helldiver” as It Meets Enemy in Pacific

Streamlined Curtiss-Wright dive-bomber carries bomb load internally; speed, braking devices listed among improvements.

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THE AIR WAR

Appointments in India - Burma Area Follow Precedent in Mediterranean

Additional units, such as Aviation Engineers and Photo Reconnaissance, expected to come into picture as operations are stepped up.

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EDITORIAL

Plywood Possibilities

ARMY, NAVY AND CONGRESS were charged with failure to support the full development of plywood aircraft construction in this country in a recent address by Lawrence Ottinger, president of United States Plywood Corporation, before a New York Stock Exchange group.

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AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION

Revision of Wage Rate Schedules Expected in 6 Coast Plane Plants

NWLB orders comprehensive study of work and job evaluations in factories in southern California area.
December 271943 January 101944