February 21, 1944

Personnel

Free Enterprise

THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

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Personnel

Carroll E. French has been appointed director of a newly created Industrial Relations Dept, at Boeing Aircraft Co., to direct the personnel division, medical unit, labor relations unit, training activities, and inplant feeding and employees’ service organizations.
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Free Enterprise

...INCENTIVES AND TAXATION
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THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

WILSON FOR VICE-PRESIDENT?—Recurring reports of the development of sentiment within the Administration for Charles E. Wilson, WPB executive vice-president, as a running mate for President Roosevelt have been current in Washington for some time, but most political observers in the capital see little chance of such a combination.
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Air War

Naval Task Force Movements Speeded Up By Plane Carriers

American victories at Kwajalein, Coral Sea and Midway traced in great part to overwhelming carrier-based air strength.
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Headline News Section

Nearly 1,000 Lightplanes for Sale; OPA Studying Fuel Policies

Bids already called on 765 smaller craft, with additional ships expected to be put on the block.

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Headline News Section

New U. S. Agencies to Be Formed to Handle Reconversion Program

Plans proposed in Congress and bureaus vary widely in policies and scope but all provide for establishment of separate organization to take over post-war task.
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Financial

Airline Officials Report to SEC on Stock Holdings at Year End

Total of 1,500 shares of Braniff Airways $2.50 common sold and 1,084 given away by three executives during December.

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Transport

Wichita Conferees Correlate Plans for Post-War Civil Flying

Kansas State Aviation Conference delegates hear demands for immediate planning of airports to accommodate private flyers and feeder lines.
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Headline News Section

Wider Synthetic Rubber Use Ordered

Summary of week’s activities in U. S. and war agencies.

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Transport

New Applications Include Airship Bid

Company asks world dirigible routes; other requests filed with CAB during week.
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