May 15, 1944

FINANCIAL

Survey of Airline Boards Shows Directors’ Other Affiliations

Washington Observer

TRANSPORT

Airlines Have Furnished Allies with 340 Planes, ATA Reveals

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FINANCIAL

Survey of Airline Boards Shows Directors’ Other Affiliations

AVIATION NEWS survey shows 169, of whom 65 are officers, have 516 other financial and industrial connections.

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Washington Observer

THE AVIATION NEWS
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TRANSPORT

Airlines Have Furnished Allies with 340 Planes, ATA Reveals

Gorrell releases data following report that Roosevelt has signed order lifting limit on number of airline planes to 300.
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Personnel

Gordon G. Johnson has been appointed plant manager of Lycoming Division of Aviation Corp., in Williamsport, Pa. The division manufactures aircraft engines. Johnson has been acting plant manager and prior to that was comptroller of Aviation Corp.
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THE AIR WAR

Axis Ball-Bearing Industry Allies’ Major Bombing Objective

Large scale attacks on plants throughout Nazi-dominated Europe follow same pattern used to destroy or dislocate enemy’s fighter plane production.
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EDITORIAL

Outlook for Legislation on Air Transport

ANY INTEREST that still exists on Capitol Hill in framing new air transport legislation appears likely to disappear shortly. Odds are overwhelming that the 78th Congress will die with a vast and variegated accumulation of testimony on the records of committees in both Houses concerning all phases of air transportation, but with no codification of existing laws and regulations effected and no legislative policy set with respect to post-war international flying.

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PRIVATE FLYING

Two New Lightplanes Headline General’s Post-War Program

Two-place, two-control Skyfarer and all-metal, high-wing, tricycle geared Skyfarer carrying two persons will sell in $2,000 range; new four-place craft of similar characteristics is in advanced engineering stage.

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Headline News Section

Industry Heads Urge Lease Plan for Surplus Transport Planes

Five-year agreement urged, terminable earlier through purchase of new aircraft; MacCracken to represent NAA and Civil Aviation group before Pogue subcommittee this week.

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Headline News Section

Admirals Assail Plan to Merge Army, Navy in Single Department

Horne tells Woodrum Committee he opposes consideration of proposal till after war; Jacobs says no "paper reorganization” can effect unification because of units’ contrasting needs.
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PRIVATE FLYING

Wichita Aviation Men Launch Drive for City Landing Parks

Back move for series of fields within walking distance of business and residential districts.
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