June 5, 1944

Personnel

FINANCIAL

New Survey Sees 1950 Air Traffic 750 Percent Over 1940 Volume

THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

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Personnel

Hollis R. Thompson, vice-president of American Airlines, Inc., has been appointed head of the company’s route and development department with headquarters in New York City. Former city manager of Berkeley, Calif., Thompson is also president of American Airlines de Mexico.
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FINANCIAL

New Survey Sees 1950 Air Traffic 750 Percent Over 1940 Volume

Curtiss-Wright study predicts domestic total will reach 897 million ton-miles and world transport increase 2,100 percent to 292.1 million ton-miles, with U.S. share 188.6 million.
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THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

BREWSTER FUTURE—It is a safe bet that Brewster is virtually out of war production except for minor subcontracts. Both the AAF and the Bureau of Aeronautics have washed their hands of the situation and show no interest in giving the company any more plane contracts.
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THE AIR WAR

Soviet Bases for Allies May Open Eastern Reich to Bombers

Many of Nazi’s decentralized industries moved into areas considered safest from air attack; shuttle bombing would cut U. S. and British losses on return trip over heavily defended Western Europe.
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The Cost of Tomorrow's Peace

Today peace-loving Americans are united with thirty-three other nations in a common objective of destruction. Millions of our fine, young men and women find themselves invading foreign lands in order that their own shores may be spared, and their free way of life preserved.
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TRANSPORT

Intrastate Air Developments Rouse ATA and Federal Circles

Concern shown over growing inclination of states to formulate their own policies of regulation and certification.

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PRIVATE FLYING

Two Taylorcraft Models Ready for Production After War Ends

Two more designs, a 4-5 seat plane and new side-by-side, 2-seat cruiser to be offered within year after conflict.

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U. S., Russia and China Discuss Post-War Aviation Policies

Hull announces American plans for consultations among "Big Four" and others later on formation of a world peace and security organization.
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Navy Discloses Background of Brewster Cancellation

Officers tell Senate Military Affairs subcommittee Chance Vought and Goodyear efficiency would have been endangered by an equal cutback at all three plants.

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Nearly 200,000 Planes Produced in U. S. Since Pearl Harbor

Total airframe weight turned out since opening Jap attack is over 1,430,000,000 pounds, summary released by Wilson and Wright reveals; May output estimated at 8,900.
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