March 27, 1944

Personnel

THE AIR WAR

Increasing Hp. of Plane Motors Gives Allies Edge in Air War

THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

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Personnel

Gustave Drescher, vice-president of Marine Midland Trust Co., New York, has been elected to the board of Taylorcraft Aviation Corp. Frederick P. Culbert has been appointed general manager of Al-Fin Corp., subsidiary of Fairchild Engine and Airplane Corp.
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THE AIR WAR

Increasing Hp. of Plane Motors Gives Allies Edge in Air War

World conflict developing into battle of blue prints with rewards of victory likely to go to side with most advanced aeronautical engineers.
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THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

THE McCARRAN BILL—Top topic of conversation in aviation and legislative circles in Washington is the McCarran Bill for an All-American Flag airline in international transport and a reconstitution of the federal aviation governing body.
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TRANSPORT

McCarran Bill Emphasizes Question of National Aviation Policy

Comprehensive measure by co-author of Civil Aeronautics Act expected to face drastic attempts at rewriting before reaching stage of final consideration.
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TRANSPORT

3,500 Key Airline Personnel Come Under Tighter Draft Order

Men in vital flight and maintenance positions affected by President’s move to cut occupational deferments to bone.

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Headline News Section

521 Plane Plants Built By DPC

Total outlay put at $2,700,000,000 since organization in 1940; Summary of week’s activities in U. S. and war agencies.

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FINANCIAL

SEC Lists Trading in Aviation Stocks

Discloses transactions of officials in own company shares.
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Headline News Section

Woodrum Sees Need of Strong Military, Commercial Air Fleets

Select committee head declares civil aviation must furnish backbone of U. S. air strength.

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FINANCIAL

Canada’s Assumption of Port Costs on Alaskan Route Presents Problem

Effect of policy on privately owned airlines and American air transportation systems studied as important move in world aviation chess game.

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Headline News Section

Tightening of Draft Expected to Tap Off Vital Plane Engineers

Review of deferment cases may result in possible strain on production machinery but stepped up efficiency of workers is likely to cushion loss of key personnel to substantial extent.

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