November 20, 1944

Mara Sees Personal Plane as Key to Growth of Aviation in U. S.

Personnel

Stratocruiser, New Superairliner, Being Test Flown By Boeing

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Mara Sees Personal Plane as Key to Growth of Aviation in U. S.

Market limited only by industry’s ability to produce safe, easy-to-fly craft at low prices, Bendix staff executive and vice-chairman of ACC’s Personal Aircraft Council says.
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Personnel

William B. Moore, operations manager for All American Aviation, Inc., has been named vice-president in charge of operations. Moore joined All American in 1942 and soon became operations manager of the military cargo division. Prior to that he was manager of the State Airport at Harrisburg, Pa., and has been active in aviation since 1927.
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Stratocruiser, New Superairliner, Being Test Flown By Boeing

Prototype of huge Model 377 is built around Superfortress, using same wing and tail surfaces but with double fuselage 12 feet longer than B-29 and twice the volume.
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FINANCIAL

Uncertain Rate of Return Curbs Enthusiasm for Airline Stocks

No established policy yet defined by CAB in proceedings; limited precedent hampers Board in reaching definite figure, although 10 percent is generally regarded as fair and equitable.
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THE AIR WAR

Growing Pacific Air Offensive Outstanding Example of Teamwork

Flaring of activity in west-central area believed to indicate important developments are in the offing; heavy bomber strikes softening up new areas on road to Tokyo.

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EDITORIAL

Wanted: Sensible Enforcement

ONCE AGAIN, THE NATIONAL AVIATION CLINIC heard speakers report that existing civil air regulations are the greatest obstacle to expanded personal flying. The same complaint appears wherever personal flyers gather. Fortunately, the Civil Aeronautics Board safety unit is already well along on simplification of the rule book.

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THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

NEW SURPLUS BOARD—The names of members of the new Surplus Property Board should be announced shortly. If, as reported, Sam H. Husbands, who has been the director of the Reconstruction Finance Corp., in charge of surplus war property, is one of the members, the board will get a top-notch executive.
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PRIVATE FLYING

Erco Sales Conference Points Way to New Plane Marketing Approach

Meeting of staff in Washington with view to mapping out post-war merchandising program regarded as significant move in private plane industry.

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Atc Official Cites Aaf Support for Expansion of Civil Airlines

Gen. C. R. Smith, in Oklahoma Aviation Clinic address, stresses military value of strong, aggressive commercial aviation and declares Army has and will retain direct interest in strengthening resources of civil carriers.

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PRIVATE FLYING

Briefing

For Private Flyers and Non-Scheduled Aviation.

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