March 6, 1944

Air War

Nazi Plane Output Drops Sharply Under Weight of Allied Air Blitz

Washington Observer

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Truman Report Pays High Tribute To U. S. Plane Manufacturers

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Nazi Plane Output Drops Sharply Under Weight of Allied Air Blitz

Assault on Axis fighter plants reaches whirlwind proportions, entering new phase with increasing large-scale participation by American heavy bombers.
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Washington Observer

THE AIR WAR—Even the most conservative air officers are permitting themselves the luxury of private optimism over the results of our continuing aerial offensive against Germany. Weather plays a part in this offensive, even with our new devices which neutralize flying conditions, which heretofore kept warplanes grounded.
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Truman Report Pays High Tribute To U. S. Plane Manufacturers

Committee cites "unbelievable” progress of industry from handful of plants a few years ago to one now producing 40 percent of American war material.

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Controllable Pitch Prop Tested For Use on Small Plane Motors

Aeroproducts Division, General Motors, conducting experiments on light model attached to 450-hp. engine on trainer.
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WPB Emerges With Major Role In Industrial Demobilization Plan

Appendix to Baruch-Hancock report reveals Board’s place in post-war reconversion program as that of powerful unit instead of third-rate agency depicted in original draft.
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Time-and-Half Pay At Wright Allowed

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

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Piper to Emphasize Aircraft Production

About 37 percent of output now is represented by Army L-4 plane, company reveals.
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Four Plants Affected By Cut in Trainers

Fairchild, Aeronca units and two Convair factories curtail output.
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Anglo-U.S. Talks On Air Policy Near

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ATS Chief Urges Long Range Program

Coombs links post-war aviation future to Pilot Training Program.
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