Col. W. Fiske Marshall, former operations manager for Northwest Airlines, who directed Marine aviation supplyunits at Guadalcanal and later organized the South Pacific Combat Air Transport, has returned to the company as executive assistant to the president.
Aa Revamps Capital Structure to Meet Post-war Expansion Needs
Stockholders to vote Dec. 6 on plan to increase authorized common from 1,000,000 shares to 2,400,000; company expected to retire 50,000 preferred Jan. 15, 1945.
Warner Stresses New Business as Factor in Post-war Air Traffic
CAB vice-chairman forecasts wide gains in international as well as domestic travel as result of greatly expanded needs for service in first five peace years.
Air Service to Smaller Cities Topic at Aero Institute Talks
Methods of cutting down time losses in landing operations and use of gliders in reaching communities now lacking aerial communications discussed at Washington meeting.
C-w Displays Mock-up of Cw-20e, Commercial Version of Commando
Craft, put in operation by Army before experimental work was completed, is said to embody experience and thorough "shakedown test" of ATS and NATS airlines.
By WILLIAM G. KEY4 min
Cheaper, Lighter, Tailored Chutes Seen for Post-war Private Flyer
Marked improvements in quality and performance and sharp reductions in price expected as result of synthetic textiles and preservation methods developed.
By ALEXANDER McSURELY4 min
Delegates Arriving in Chicago for World Air Parley This Week
Representatives of over 50 countries to meet in effort to work out pattern for cooperation in development of international air transportation.
Details of Fairchild Packet, New Aaf Cargo Plane, Disclosed
C-82 estimated by company engineers to have capacity for 76 day passengers or 30 sleepers; production to be stepped up after V-E day.
By C. S. H.4 min
New Controllable Pitch Propeller for Lightplanes in Production
75 hp.-19-pound unit, manufactured by Diamoloy Tool Co., expected to be available for personal aircraft as soon as output can be stepped up to exceed military needs.
By BLAINE STUBBLEFIELD4 min
North Atlantic Hearings Contrast World, Domestic Route Sessions
Statistical studies criticized as based on steamship experience and declared not applicable to air transport; arguments expected to terminate this week.