July 3, 1944

Personnel

FINANCIAL

Airline Executives’ Salaries for 1943 Rise 10 Percent Over 1942

THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

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Personnel

J. Earl Steinhauer, assistant manager of Washington National Airport, is leaving government service to join Fairchild Engine and Airplane Corp., at Hagerstown, Md. Steinhauer started as a mechanic at old Hoover Field about 1924, and has been prominent in private flying affairs for many years through the Washington Air Derby Association and in 1938 received the Derby award for doing most for flying that year.
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FINANCIAL

Airline Executives’ Salaries for 1943 Rise 10 Percent Over 1942

Survey of schedules filed with CAB reveals that only six domestic companies paid presidents more than $25,000 last year.
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THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

MORE IN STORE FOR NAZIS—Germany’s ordeal of fire, bombs and bullets from aloft will intensify as Allied invaders approach the Nazi homeland. Medium bombers, fighter bombers and other attack planes on advance bases in France and elsewhere will be able to reach enemy concentrations and military objectives with effective loads of missives and ammunition.
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THE AIR WAR

D-day and Burma Successes Show Value of Glider Forces

New versatile weapon, regarded with doubts by many authorities, was used effectively to hamstring Japs and later to disrupt Nazi supply and communication lines during invasion.
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TRANSPORT

Box Score on CAB’s World Route Plan

Civil Aeronautics Board’s box score on international routes for which U. S. air carriers have applied, compared with its own suggestions as of mid-June, shows that North Atlantic routes are considered most important. Least attractive was Australia, for which there was no applicant as of May 31, date of CAB’s list.

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PRIVATE FLYING

Cpt Extension Keeps Civil Groups in Control of AAF Primary Training

Another measure expected to be introduced if present two-year bill does not carry over into peacetime.

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AAF-Harvard Survey Asks Speedy Disposal of Surplus Airplanes

Analysis urges quick transfer of available aircraft, even during the war, in interest of peacetime development of new models; suggests terminable-installment method.

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AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION

Test Flights Near for Landgraf Copter

Novel engineering features, advanced streamlining of experimental model arouse interest in pending tryout.

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Lifting of Magnesium, Aluminum Ban Hints Better Metal Situation

Nelson’s move to permit use of supplies where labor is available is interpreted as presaging relaxation of restrictions in other categories.
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TRANSPORT

War-Curbed Airlines Maintain Mileage Near Pre-War Level

Despite suspensions and loss of equipment, domestic network of more than 44,000 route miles is in operation, compared with 45,132 before Pearl Harbor.

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