December 18, 1944

Personnel

THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

Financial

Paa Financing Presents Unusual Underwriting Agreement

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Personnel

O. Theodore Larson (photo), vice-president and general manager of Trans-Canada Airlines, will return to United Air Lines the first of the year as assistant to J. A. Herlihy, vice-president — operations. Larson first joined United in 1929 as meteorologist at Omaha and was assistant superintendent of dispatch at the time he left the company in 1937 to go with TCA.
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THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

U S. CHAMBER ON AVIATION—There are indications that the policy of the United States Chamber of Commerce which endorsed steamship line participation in air commerce last year on the recommendation of its Transport Committee, may be put to another test this year.
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Financial

Paa Financing Presents Unusual Underwriting Agreement

Investment trust to furnish up to $25,000,000 capitalization if airline’s stockholders fail to subscribe to new shares, taking option warrants instead of cash.
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Headline News Section

Aviation in Schools Makes Rapid Gains

But, compared with programs in offing, surface has hardly been scratched.
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Headline News Section

Distribution Cost Main Hurdle in Allocating Surplus to Schools

Providing of tools, instructional booklets, teachers and other facilities for educational work in aviation are other serious factors confronting plan to utilize surplus equipment in training students.

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Air War

U. S. Gains on Leyte Consolidated for Next Air Blow Against Japs

Full scale move against northern Philippines possible, spearheaded by aviation based on newly recovered territory.
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Headline News Section

Nata Asks Reforms in Legislation and U. S. Personal Aviation Policy

Association at St. Louis meeting presses vigorously for federal action to eliminate useless rules and requirements hampering development of private flying; seven resolutions adopted.

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Private Flying

Briefing

For Private Flyers and NonScheduled Aviation.

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Transport

State Legislatures Eye Aviation as New Source of Taxation

Official federal and state groups study situation with view to making recommendations for legislation; CAB committee works on multiple taxation problem.
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Production

Production Difficulties Tax Plants to Meet B-29, A-26, C-54 Schedules

Design changes and sharply increased requirements also factors in pointing up possible spread between output of vital aircraft and military needs.

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