October 2, 1944

Personnel

THE AIR WAR

Expanding Jap Aircraft Industry Preparing for Defensive War

Price Policy of Swpa Follows General Plan of Pogue Group

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Personnel

Aerco Corp., a subsidiary of Trans-america Corp., elected Timothy E. Colvin (photo) as president and a director. C. A. Herberts, founder and president has retired. Colvin formerly was vice-president in charge of the Burbank division of the Aircraft Accessories Corp.
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THE AIR WAR

Expanding Jap Aircraft Industry Preparing for Defensive War

Nipponese shift production schedules to place emphasis on new crop of fighter planes rather than bombers in preparation for new avalanche from AAF and Naval Air campaign.
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Price Policy of Swpa Follows General Plan of Pogue Group

Only major difference in establishing of values on surplus aircraft is procedure set up for determining prices of transport planes, SWPA following depreciation method.

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FINANCIAL

Equipment Commitments Focus Attention on Airline Financing

United, Eastern and American, with contracts for new Douglas aircraft, will have little difficulty in meeting obligations.
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TRANSPORT

Others Expected to Follow Aa in Filing New Low Cargo Tariffs

Interest of traffic and freight men in proposed rate reductions believed to presage general move toward development of volume business through slashing of costs.

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TRANSPORT

Twa Exhibit Shows Senate Group Results of Regulated Competition

Analysis placed in unpublished records of Commerce Committee’s aviation subcommittee cites public benefits derived from application of system to airlines.
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ENGINEERING NEWS REVIEW

Gas Turbine Plant May Bring Radical Changes in Plane Design

Compactness, efficiency, lightweight and convenient contours of motor offer variety of aircraft applications.
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TRANSPORT

Model Feeder Airliner Data Compiled for Proposed Carriers

FAA Technical Committee specifies 18-22 place all metal, high wing, twin engine monoplane with additional space for ton of cargo; equipped for instrument and night flying.
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THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

INTERNATIONAL PARLEY—List of delegates to represent the United States at the international aviation conference in the U. S. next month is being compiled with customary jockeying for position. While names are not available, it is a safe assumption there will be Congressional representation.
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Acca Brochure Asks Small Port Program

20-page promotional booklet urges communities to "Put Your Town on the Air Map.”
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