May 1, 1945

BRIEFING

Down the Years in AVIATION'S LOG

SUSTAINED CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY

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BRIEFING

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Down the Years in AVIATION'S LOG

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SUSTAINED CONSTRUCTION ACTIVITY

One Step Toward High Level Employment
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EDITORIAL

So You're Going to Have an Airport

You ARE A MEMBER of the City Council of Coon’s Hollow. You have read in the newspapers that aviation is here to stay. Or perhaps a neighboring community’s air consciousness is challenging that display by your town. Or maybe you have read that the government is going to spend billions on an airport program.
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Veteran Re-Employment Pattern Set by United Air Lines

First airline vet program, now in operation, is designed to speed returning serviceman's readjustment to civilian life, thus promoting both his and company's efficiency and well being.

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OPERATING CONSIDERATIONS FOR FEEDER AIRLINES

Analysis of the delicate balances required between speed and complete area coverage—while maintaining safety, comfort, convenience, and economy—shows that it may be necessary to combine pickup and landing operations.

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WHERE DO THOSE GAS TAX DOLLARS GO ?

— Every place but where they should, declares this vitally interested personal flyer, who sounds a call to arms to stop diversion of state funds from sorely needed airway facilities.

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MARKETING

LET'S BE HONEST WITH OUR CUSTOMERS

FEW MEN EVER FULLY FORGET the thrill they got out of their first appearance in long pants. They could hardly tear themselves away from the mirror. What a man ! There wasn’t anything he couldn’t do. We at Aeronca believe the lightplane industry is something like that admiring youth.

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FINANCE

Industry's Financial Position Shows Fundamental Gains

No LONGER need it be said that the aircraft industry faces a desperate fight for postwar survival. For the industry definitely turned the corner last year. Not only was its war effort carried to new production heights in 1944 but the industry also made marked progress in laying the foundations for the reconversion and adjustment period that lies ahead.

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Aviation Research—Engineering—Production

DESIGN ANALYSIS OF THE ZEKE 32 (HAMP)

LIGHT STRUCTURAL WEIGHT has been the prime consideration in designing the Hamp — now officially designated the Zeke 32— which was developed from the Jap’s workhorse Zero fighter. Nothing has been spared to keep weight down, neither excessive manhours to manufacture complex units, nor increasing maintenance difficulties for ground crews.

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