January 22, 1945

Personnel

Headline News Section

Port Users Debate U. S., State, Local Rights in Airport Regulation

PRIVATE FLYING

Radios, Ground Controls Expected to Spur Private Flying Expansion

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Personnel

Alfred H. Marshall has been elected vice president and director of United Aircraft Service Corp., a subsidiary of United Aircraft Corp., which functions as the field service and installation engineering organization for Pratt and Whitney aircraft engines.
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Headline News Section

Port Users Debate U. S., State, Local Rights in Airport Regulation

Conference in Washington agrees on need of more airfields after war but voices sharp disagreement with national airport program and pending legislation.
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PRIVATE FLYING

Radios, Ground Controls Expected to Spur Private Flying Expansion

Director of federal airways, CAA, sees personal plane operator as biggest post-war customer for radio aids to navigation.
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PRODUCTION

1945 Schedule Increases Easier for Industry Than Year Ago

Full operations resumed by East and West Coast AWPC’s to meet new demands of armed services.
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THE AIR WAR

U. S. Capture of Luzon to Move Bomber Line Closer to Japan

Gigantic strides made in past year give American forces virtual control of air and sea; cleanup of mighty land-sea-air base in Pacific to be beginning of end for Nippon empire.

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TRANSPORT

Non-scheduled Operations Likely to Fill Local Service Needs

CAB investigation inclines Board to belief that operations will meet requirements better than regularly scheduled feeder lines; survey may pave way for extension of CAB control.

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Headline News Section

Technical Aviation Developments Stressed at Sae Detroit Meeting

Progress in warplanes, helicopter designs, electronic controls, jet propulsion, etc., discussed in papers presented at annual conference; Crawford, of General Motors, elected president.
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EDITORIAL

Creating Demand for Airports

THE URGENT NECESSITY for presenting to the public a realistic attitude in justifying and supporting any national airport program was made evident by the National Aeronautic Association’s Joint Airport Users Conference in Washington last week.

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Headline News Section

New Coast Group Maps Program of Merchandising Private Flying

Association of 20 managers and 70 fixed base operators seeks to sell public on private flying through strict code of safety standards and practices.

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Industry Observer

Navy has called a mass meeting of all aviation supply officers for Jan. 21-22 at its aviation supply depot in Philadelphia . . . West Coast Army officers are “throwing God’s fear into plants which now talk of commercial plans,” the NEWS Pacific Coast correspondent reports.
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