January 24, 1944

Personnel

TRANSPORT

Hearings Close on Applications for Denver-los Angeles Route

THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

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Personnel

Institute of Aeronautical Sciences has chosen William Benjamin Bergen, chief flight test engineer of the Glenn L. Martin Co., to receive the Lawrence Sperry Award for 1943. This award, which also will be presented at the Honors Night Dinner is given annually for a notable contribution made by a young man to the advancement of aeronautics.
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TRANSPORT

Hearings Close on Applications for Denver-los Angeles Route

Arguments of four airlines—all with considerable merit—present knotty problem for CAB.
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THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

NATIONAL SERVICE ACT—Unless there is an unexpected change of attitude on Capitol Hill, there will be no National Service Act, or labor draft, passed by this Congress. At the moment it appears it would be most difficult even to get the bill out of committee.
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AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION

Chamber Economic Group Studies Industry Views on Reconversion

Members of Development Council called on frequently by government officials for data on post-war production problems.

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TRANSPORT

Cab Action

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THE AIR WAR

Strategic Bombing of Germany Rises to Pre-invasion Tempo

Progressive destruction and dislocation of Reich’s economic and industrial system is well on road toward completion.
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TRANSPORT

Three Lines File Amendments on Great Lakes-florida Route

Eastern Air Lines, Colonial and South East get changes on record before deadline set by CAB Examiner Newman.

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Headline News Section

Nwlb Returns Job Grievances to Plants, Unions for Settlement

Amends directive of last March regulating consideration of certain disputes; summary of week in U. S. and war agencies.
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TRANSPORT

Sorrell Sees Overseas Airlines Skimming Cream Off Travel Market

ATA research and planning director predicts some first and second class travelers will shift to speedier air medium in first five post-war years.

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Headline News Section

Industrial Demobilization Program to Await Turn of Invasion Tide

Congress expected to ignore Baruch-Hancock contract termination clause and concentrate on statutory framework for return of plants to peacetime basis.
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