August 28, 1944

PRIVATE FLYING

Contract Schools to Dominate Coast Post-War Civil Aviation

THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

Roadable Plane’s Utility Compared with That of Pure Aircraft

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PRIVATE FLYING

Contract Schools to Dominate Coast Post-War Civil Aviation

Survey reveals that war pilot training units are in good position with regard to equipment and financing for resumption and expansion of peacetime aviation activities.

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THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

WRIGHT NOMINATION—Nomination of T. P. Wright as administrator for the Civil Aeronautics Authority has been brewing for some time and his selection probably is the forerunner of other moves in the civil aviation administrative picture to give the United States the strongest possible position in forthcoming international conferences.
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Roadable Plane’s Utility Compared with That of Pure Aircraft

Machine designed solely for flying believed to have best sales prospects; airmobile presents numerous problems, despite strong support given all-purpose vehicle.
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THE AIR WAR

Crushing Air Blows Expected to Clear Path to Philippines

Coordinated attack believed likely as result of recent conferences; Mindanao already under attack by Gen. Kenney’s Liberators from bases in northwestern tip of New Guinea; Halmahera group holds significant position on way to Davao.

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AAF Maps Replacement Program to Keep Equipment in Top Shape

Gen. Echols tells Woodrum Committee that organization will ask Congress that 20 percent be replaced annually to assure continued development and maintain strong aircraft industry.

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TRANSPORT

Steamship Firms Seen Gaining in Fight to Operate Airlines

Grace Line and United Fruit file new plans for Caribbean and South American air service; National Federation of Shipping, on behalf of five largest ship owners’ associations, asks end of discrimination against water carriers in consideration of air route applications.
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State and Justice Depts. Oppose "Chosen Instrument” Air Policy

Senate Commerce Committee told of stand in reply to request for opinion in connection with consideration of McCarran Bill; letter sent to Roosevelt virtually asking suspension of world air policy discussions till Congress has had time to study possible revisions in laws.
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Wright Choice as Caa Chief Brings Industrial, U. S. to Job

Engineering and administrative work of Stanton's successor expected to fit him for forthcoming world air parleys.

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Personnel

Ranger Aircraft Engines Division of Fairchild Engine and Airplane Corp., announces appointment of three executives to key posts. Frank M. Begley (right) has been named security director. He has been serving with the Army Air Forces as a special investigator for the Eastern Procurement District and has been with the AAF’s Office of Legislative Service in Washington.
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TRANSPORT

CAB Action

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