August 7, 1944

TRANSPORT

The National Debt— and Your Postwar Job

THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

PRIVATE FLYING

Beech Model 18 Popular Choice for Feeder Line Equipment

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TRANSPORT

The National Debt— and Your Postwar Job

Coming upon the heels of a ruinous ten-year depression, this war has once more made it clear to us that the strength of our country depends upon our ability and willingness to produce. Until the world conflict eclipsed the depression, we saw what failure to use our productive capacity can do—even to a country potentially as rich as ours.
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THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

PRODUCTION LAGS—Top Army and Navy officers, Congressional leaders and production officials in Washington are making no effort to conceal their concern over a falling off in the output of needed war materials. Significantly, however, aircraft was not included in the list of vital items, despite the fact that last month’s production was a little below schedule—an even 8,000 planes.
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PRIVATE FLYING

Beech Model 18 Popular Choice for Feeder Line Equipment

Twin engine monoplane frequently specified in route applications; order for 50 for post-war delivery placed by Oliver Parks; returning Beech-trained pilots expected to influence commercial operators in favor of craft.

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THE AIR WAR

Confusion on Horsepower Output Due to Engines' Varied Ratings

Commentator explains War Emergency Power categories and why one engine may be labeled with several sets of performance figures.

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FINANCIAL

Sale of Aviation Officials' Stock in Own Firms Reported By SEC

Disposal of 1100 shares of Pan American Airways by two vicepresidents and director, and Cessna changes, feature trading by air executives in equities of their companies.
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AAF Maps Demobilization Plan for Aviation After Nazi Defeat

Proposed adjustments, transmitted to Production Executive Committee of WPB, may give hint as to extent to which civilian plane manufacture may be resumed.
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Marines’ Air-Ground Integration Perfected for New Pacific Action

Airmen of Corps are thoroughly trained in tactics and problems of landing forces at Cherry Point, N. C., base in order to effect closest teamwork between flyers and ground forces.

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Personnel

John B. Walker, assistant to the vicepresident of United Air Lines in New York, has been elected vice-president in charge of sales of the Aircraft Accessories Corp. of Kansas City, Kan. Walker has been a director of Aircraft Accessories for the past two years and now will direct the present and post-war sales program of the aircraft manufacturing company.
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TRANSPORT

Martin Submits Preliminary Data on 30-Place Short-Range Plane

Drawings and other pertinent material on projected short-haul transport for post-war production, designed to meet ATA-A1 specifications, are turned over to Requirements Committee.

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DPC Forms Surplus Plane Sales Units

32 centers designated for handling craft; 17 fields to be used as storage depots.
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