September 11, 1944

The Stake of the United States in Expanding World Trade

Personnel

FINANCIAL

Airline Earnings for 3rd Quarter Expected to Offset Lag in Half

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The Stake of the United States in Expanding World Trade

WITH the war in Europe racing to a climax, and with a sure pattern for the defeat of Japan already outlined, American business is confronted with the need for an immediate decision on long-term economic policy. What is this country’s foreign trade program to be after the war?
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Personnel

Charles S. Mattoon has resigned as director of industrial relations for Curtiss-Wright’s Airplane division to work in Washington for several months as industry member of the National Airframe Panel of the War Labor Board. On returning to Buffalo, Mattoon plans to open offices as a consultant on industrial relations problems.
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FINANCIAL

Airline Earnings for 3rd Quarter Expected to Offset Lag in Half

Ability of company to hold down operating expenses in face of sharp increase in gross business is vital factor in translating gain in gross into net income.
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Washington Observer

AIRFIELD MAINTENANCE — Cities and counties looking forward to obtaining nearby Army and Navy fields will find some money will have to be spent on their “gifts.” Some experts are wondering how many realize what upkeep costs are going to be, pointing out that while expense will vary widely, a good rule of thumb would indicate $15,000 a year plus salaries.
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ENGINEERING NEWS REVIEW

Improved JP Systems Under Way; Gas Turbines to Open New Power

Pioneer Bell P-59A Airacomet, superseded in speed and performance by at least one other U. S. plane manufactured by another company, already is expected to be relegated to job of training pilots.
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THE AIR WAR

Imminence of German Collapse Spotlights Air Power Blitz Role

Allied superiority in aviation credited with turning tide and speeding war’s termination; control of aír now regarded as prerequisite to success of any major land operation.
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TRANSPORT

CAB Hearing Applications of 6 Lines for Hawaiian Route

Maritime Commission lawyers bolster case of Matson Navigation Co. in attempt to obtain certificate for steamship firm; Department of Justice, opposing, cites anti-trust laws.

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AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION

British Plane Output Figures Show Full Magnitude of U. S. Industry

American production for year 1944 expected to exceed the 90,000 turned out by England from September, 1939, through the end of 1943.

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X-Day Production Forecast

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PRIVATE FLYING

ATS Sees Vets Education Program as Foundation for Pilot Reservoir

Program could be coordinated with universal training system to complete aviation studies and extend technical education of students, spokesmen for Aeronautical Training Society say.
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