September 25, 1944

TRANSPORT

Air Cargo, Inc., Asks Wide Changes in Rate and Tariff Methods

THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

Personnel

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TRANSPORT

Air Cargo, Inc., Asks Wide Changes in Rate and Tariff Methods

Nationwide field survey of air cargo potentiality made by group being summarized for distribution around year end.

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THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

COASTAL TASK FORCES—Passage by the House of legislation permitting enrollment of private airmen in the Coast Guard Auxil ary would give this country a prepared and trained coast patrol air service in the event of another war or other emergency.
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Personnel

Walter Bowers has been appointed vice-president and treasurer of the Lawrence Aeronautical Corp., Linden, N. J. Before joining Lawrence, Bowers was in commercial and investment banking with Harris Trust and Savings Bank and several other banks.
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THE AIR WAR

Mobility of U. S. Sea-Air Power Is Navy’s Trump Card in Pacific

Ability to strike devastating blow against enemy and few days later blast another base 1,000 miles away gives combination of surprise and power that makes carrier-borne aircraft recognized spearhead of fleet’s striking force.

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ENGINEERING NEWS REVIEW

Gas Turbine Power Plants May Cut Costs of Huge Payloads

Engineers in industry say new development should make possible super-aircraft flying at high speeds with greater economy than present engines permit.
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FINANCIAL

Merrill-Lynch Analysis Favors Airline Stocks for Long Pull

Report lists prospects for growth, reservoir of trained personnel, technical advances and U. S. support because of national defense aspect as factors for advance.
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TRANSPORT

Plane Engine Fire Research, Halted By War, to Be Resumed

New $100,000 CAA test laboratory to be started immediately near CAA Hangar at Indianapolis for continuation of study that was voted most important problem confronting industry and airlines.
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16 Applicants Begin Presentation of Vital Latin America Route Cases

Five powerful steamship lines are well represented, supported by Admiral Land and Maritime Commission; old arguments on right of surface carriers to engage in air transportation and regulated competition vs. chosen instrument to be threshed out.

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AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION

’copter Development Speeds Ahead; at Least 12 Models at Flight Stage

Nash-Kelvinator begins production line assembly of Sikorsky R-6’s; Army testing Platt-LePage twin-rotor aircraft.
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TRANSPORT

Interest Revived in Aircruiser as Single-engine Feeder Plane

Possible relaxation of rule requiring multi-motored craft, plus growing importance of ton-mile cost as limiting factor in range of goods that can be flown, turns attention to Bellanca’s one-motored transport.

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