July 24, 1944

Washington Observer

FINANCIAL

Stocks Reflect Changed Outlook for UAL, United Aircraft Shares

PRIVATE FLYING

Boeing-Wichita Seen as Potential Post-War Personal Plane Builder

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Washington Observer

PRESS SUPPORTS CHAMBER—A virtually unprecedented editorial support is being given the Aeronautical Chamber of Commerce’s Air Power statement and its extension by Under-secretary of War Patterson and Assistant Secretary of the Navy Gates in testimony before a Congressional committee.
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FINANCIAL

Stocks Reflect Changed Outlook for UAL, United Aircraft Shares

Market sees significance in action of airline company’s common passing price of manufacturing unit’s equities for first time since formation of separate companies in 1934.
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PRIVATE FLYING

Boeing-Wichita Seen as Potential Post-War Personal Plane Builder

Division, with 10,000th Kaydet trainer off assembly line, has running start in race for peacetime markets but officials doubt demand will reach proportions generally predicted.

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THE AIR WAR

Allied Air Blockade Eases Job of Invasion Forces in France

Same tactics used in Africa, Italy and Southwest Pacific are employed in isolating enemy in Cherbourg peninsula.
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TRANSPORT

Examiners Ok North Westextension of Seattle-Milwaukee Line to N. Y.

PCA recommended for Pittsburgh-New York route but Chicago-New York request disapproved; consolidation of part of American’s lines favored.

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Knudsen’s Ability to Slash Red Tape Faces Test in ASC-Materiel Job

Veteran trouble shooter in office of Under Secretary Patterson will take over oft-conflicting and overlapping commands and seek to coordinate vital work of both.
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CAB - CAA Mission Lands in Spain; U. S.-Netherlands Air Talks Open

Conversations with Russian mission continue as diplomatic activities are speeded up on all fronts with view to clearing way for establishment of America’s post-war routes.
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Aviation Welcomes Hinckley Assignment

Sperry vice president and former CAA chairman selected to direct new and vital Office of Contract Termination.
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AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION

Industry Studies Patterson Plan to Decentralize Aircraft Plants

Wisdom of Undersecretary’s post-war defense proposal admitted but proximity to coast of factories furnishing raw materials, parts and supplies, and labor, housing and climate are factors to be considered, manufacturers point out.
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TRANSPORT

Instrument Landing Fields Disclosed

Government removes security restrictions on listing 90 in U.S. equipped with systems.
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