May 2, 1944

Briefing for May

Down the Years in AVIATION'S Log

INVASION and the FINAL CHALLENGE

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Briefing for May

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Down the Years in AVIATION'S Log

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INVASION and the FINAL CHALLENGE

The idea that our national security some day would depend upon the successful invasion of continental Europe by our armed forces was inconceivable to the average American but a few short years ago. Yet, today our whole strength is assembled to that very action and for assuring a sound and permanent peace.
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EDITORIAL

THE CRITICS STAND REFUTED

And Sound Engineering Will Keep Them That Way
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HERE ARE YOUR MARKETS

Presenting a comprehensive state-by-state and region-by-region survey—the first ever published for the aviation industry—analyzing data for the determination of a sound distribution network.

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NOW... "PACKAGED" AIRPORTS

Everything from beacons and generators to terminal buildings— for tropic, temperate, or arctic service—is included in Westinghouse International's new engineered units .... Almost infinite number of combinations, to erect any type airport, can be supplied —and shipped by air if desired.

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A BALLOT FOR THE FLYING BOAT

Comparing speed, fuel-cargo ratios, ton-mile figures, terminal costs, maintenance, and other factors, the author contends that the flying boat boasts advantages over the land plane in the coming race for low cost international air transport.

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I SAW RUSSIA'S AIR POWER

First hand report by an American aeronautical engineer on Russia's employment of American airplanes, on air fighting conditions on the Eastern Front, and on Russian-designed aircraft.

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Keying Market Research To the Aircraft Industry

Outlining the steps necessary for planning adequate long-range merchandising, the author points to the need for a comprehensive program triply aimed at three major outlets.

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Side Slips

Side Slips

JUST READ an intriguing story of a Dane’s escape to England in a small prewar training plane, detailing the vicissitudes of readying the craft and securing—under the Gestapo’s nose—fuel for the over-water hop. One line in the story, though, completely baffles our engineering friends.
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