November 13, 1944

Personnel

Accord on Technical Rules Looms as First Fruit of Chicago Parley

TRANSPORT

Airlines’ Certainty of Profits Prevailing Note at Coast Hearings

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Personnel

William S. Moore (photo), whose return to the CAA as chief of General Inspection Division was announced in AVIATION NEWS, Nov. 6, will have as his assistant Paul E. Young, who has been acting chief of the division. Moore has been on leave in the Flight Control Command of the Army Air Forces for the past two years.
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Accord on Technical Rules Looms as First Fruit of Chicago Parley

Political and economic fencing centers around Anglo-Canadian plan for all-powerful international authority and U. S. proposal for bilateral agreements, confining scope of world control body to technical field.

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TRANSPORT

Airlines’ Certainty of Profits Prevailing Note at Coast Hearings

Major companies reveal for first time in CAB session at San Francisco their expectation of operating four-engine equipment on short-haul runs on passenger and cargo feeder lines.
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TRANSPORT

Standard & Poor’s Analysis Sees “Big 4” Dominating Airline Field

Smaller units, such as PCA, National, Northwest and Northeast also are "destined for an expanded role,” investment advisory organization says.
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PRIVATE FLYING

Federal Works Agency Takes Hand in Post-war Port Planning

White House, Budget Bureau and Army and Navy also expected to play important roles in development of airfields throughout country.

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Liberalize Insurance on Schedule and Limited Non-schedule Flying

Full coverage allowed for first time without payment of extra premium under new provision put into effect by Conn. General.
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EDITORIAL

Most Aviation Leaders Remain in Congress

THE DECISIVE ELECTION VICTORIES for Democrats in both House and Senate last week leave the leadership of Congress and the important committees dealing with aviation virtually in the same hands. With Sen. Pat McCarran and Rep. Jennings Randolph re-elected, two of aviation’s outstanding spokesmen appeared assured of their seats in the next Congress.

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THE AIR WAR

Second Battle of Philippine Sea Climaxes Year of Carrier Triumphs

Next naval air blow likely to be large scale action on part of Fifth Fleet, striking from West-Central Pacific and much nearer to Japan than the Philippines.

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Magnitude of Scrap Problem Reveals Need for Overall Plan

Seven areas already set up by Army for distribution of scrap and excess aluminum alone and four more are to be activated; Navy adding eleven new salvaging centers to seven already functioning.
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Commando Sales Promotion Group Activated By Curtiss-wright Corp.

Economy and utility of largest twin-engine airliner, compared with four-motor planes, is expected to be keystone of C-46 presentation.
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