October 23, 1944

THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

FINANCIAL

Survey Shows Aircraft Dividends to Equal Or Exceed ’43 Payments

U. S. to Seek Provisional Agreement on Landing Rights at Chicago Talks

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THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

PROTESTS RELAXATION—At least one light plane manufacturer is protesting to CAA that recommendations by Aero Chamber Personal Aircraft Council spokesmen favoring extensive relaxation of aircraft type certification requirements, were made without his knowledge or consent.
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FINANCIAL

Survey Shows Aircraft Dividends to Equal Or Exceed ’43 Payments

More liberality in disbursements expected this year as result of sharply increased earnings and dissipation of fears concerning contract terminations.
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U. S. to Seek Provisional Agreement on Landing Rights at Chicago Talks

Reciprocal accords on most-favored-nation basis believed America’s early objective in world air parley with view to opening service on CAB’s proposed 140,000 miles of routes as soon as war conditions permit.
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World Air Power Plan Challenged as Unsound Military Policy

Airmen see Dumbarton Oaks program as glamorous and good morale builder but voice doubts as to actual effectiveness of system if put to test.

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THE AIR WAR

U. S. Airpower Again Clears Way for Next Big Pacific Operation

Major landing action expected to follow large-scale attacks apparently designed to isolate Philippines.

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Personnel

R. O. Bullwinkel, who has been assistant to the president of Northwest Airlines, western region, has been placed in charge of all traffic on the NWA system, with headquarters at St. Paul, Minn. Bullwinkel will direct coordination of all traffic and sales units.
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PRIVATE FLYING

Improved Luscombe Silvaire Prepared for Post-war Market

Engineers working on secret designs for peacetime luxury lightplane, described as all metal but fabric wing covering.

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PRODUCTION

Plane Speed Near That of Sound Presents New Design Problems

Revamped equipment and new conception of aerodynamics developing as result of war-stimulated advances, such as jet propulsion and turbine-type power plants.
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TRANSPORT

Cab Action

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Loeningsees Need for Imagination, Talent, Courage in ’copter Field

Chairman of NACA helicopter subcommittee tells Washington Aero Club that development of rotor craft still is in hands of fearless young engineers rather than in elaborately equipped research centers.
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