May 29, 1944

TRANSPORT

Return of More Planes Presents Reconversion and Crew Problems

THE AIR WAR

Luftwaffe Ready for Last Stand with New and Improved Designs

THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

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TRANSPORT

Return of More Planes Presents Reconversion and Crew Problems

Raising of ceiling from 200 to 300 and actual turning back of aircraft, with more in offing, give airlines new complications.

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THE AIR WAR

Luftwaffe Ready for Last Stand with New and Improved Designs

Germany’s first-line air strength maintained at peak, despite constant bombing of plane plants, Arnold points out; however, General says Nazi reserve power undoubtedly has been depleted by attrition bombings.
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THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

SURPLUS TRANSPORTS—Recent suggestions that the government sell surplus military transport planes, other than those needed at home, to operators throughout the world, are approved by several airline managements, plane manufacturers, and by some federal officials responsible for the disposition of surplus war property.
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PRIVATE FLYING

CAA Forms Urban Planning Unit to Aid in Airfield Development

Organization designed to work with state and local groups on programs suited to individual needs of communities.

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FINANCIAL

CIO’s Economic Outlook Gives Novel Study of Aircraft Profits

Union’s Department of Research and Education reaches some unusual conclusions as result of "new method” of analyzing capital investment.
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Lee Quits West Coast AWPC to Take Over ACCA Overhaul Job

Head of Aircraft War Production Council to make recommendations for revitalizing Chamber to meet difficult problems of reconversion and post-war era.
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AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION

More Plane Schedule Revisions Seen as Tactical Needs Change

Unit production for May expected to be around 8,600 mark but poundage probably will increase, despite falling off in output about middle of month.

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British Consider U. S. Committed to World Accord on Air Freedom

Roosevelt speech, reinforced by Berle talks, regarded by London as indicative of American policy in support of right of innocent passage and technical stop.
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ATC, Born Three Years Ago, Now Spreads Wings to All War Fronts

"Secret weapon” operates 125,000 miles of airlines compared with 100,000 in American civil network in U. S. and aboard.

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Arnold Press Talk Bares New War Data

Digest of unpublicized material shows increasing paralysis of German industry and military power through air blows at vital plants and communications.
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