October 9, 1944

The Economic Reconstruction of Europe

Personnel

PRIVATE FLYING

Variable Pitch Propellers Developed for Lightplanes

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The Economic Reconstruction of Europe

THE time is fast approaching when allied and enemy populations alike will demand a blueprint for the economic reconstruction of Europe. The peace plans following this World War will be written piecemeal, and by experts, at a series of continuing conferences, such as Hot Springs, Bretton Woods, Dumbarton Oaks and Quebec, each tracing a new pattern for negotiation and each dealing with a single, specific problem.
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Personnel

Edgar N. Gott has resigned as assistant to the president of Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corp. He has been associated with the aircraft industry for 29 years and was vice president of the old Consolidated Aircraft Corp. prior to its merger with Vultee Aircraft, Inc.
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PRIVATE FLYING

Variable Pitch Propellers Developed for Lightplanes

Several plants producing or working on models to be offered in post-war market for use on smaller aircraft.

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TRANSPORT

Newest Orders for Airliners Puts Backlog at $100 Million

National reports contract for 16 Curtiss-Wright CW-20 Commandos, to cost $5,000,000, and Eastern announces allocation of $25,000,000 on two contracts for CW-20’s and DC-4’s.

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PRIVATE FLYING

Acca Council Asks Further Easing of Personal Flying Regulations

Geuting and Morgan present statement of policy on freedom of personal flight to Burden, Pogue and T. P. Wright; second report on specific recommendations for changes to be ready in few weeks.

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TRANSPORT

North American Net Is $1.98 a Share

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THE AIR WAR

Germans Hold Temporary Edge in First Jet-propelled Fighters

Craft reported capable of over 550 mph., with fast climb, outrun fastest Allied planes but Mustangs, Lightnings and Thunderbolts, with superior maneuverability, have shot down some.
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AIRCRAFT PRODUCTION

Superplane Development, Problems Discussed By Sae at Los Angeles

Post-war aviation outlook and studies made to increase effectiveness and safety of projected craft are main topics at National Aeronautics Meeting.
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FINANCIAL

Broad Rise in Aircrafts Reflects Underlying Strength of Industry

Virtually entire list moves ahead for substantial and sustained gains, sparked by $50 million Douglas order.
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Aviation News

New Ocs Regulation Designed to Speed Contract Termination

Office headed by R. H. Hinckley gives contractor chance to buy government-owned equipment in his plant or have it removed within 60 days, except when necessary for other war purposes.

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