July 1, 1945

Aviation Research—Design—Production

DESIGN ANALYSIS OF CONSOLIDATED B-24 LIBERATOR

MARKETING

Utility Is the Range-Finder In Civil Plane Market Forecasts

Aviation Research—Design—Production

RANGING THE BUDGET IN THE POSTWAR LABORATORY

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Aviation Research—Design—Production

DESIGN ANALYSIS OF CONSOLIDATED B-24 LIBERATOR

Here's the detailed structural makeup behind the reputation of the "Lib"—famed "heavy", distinguished for its bomb load, speed, and range... The 13th of AVIATION'S comprehensive design series.

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MARKETING

Utility Is the Range-Finder In Civil Plane Market Forecasts

Here is a vital approach to the problem of gaging what part of the consumer's income our aviation industry may translate—via tax and competitive factors—into a thriving personal-craft business.

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Aviation Research—Design—Production

RANGING THE BUDGET IN THE POSTWAR LABORATORY

Continuing his critique of financial planning for research, Mr. Jackman details budgetary factors and emphasizes their vital role. He then compares the "docket" and "case" systems of cost control, presents specific breakdowns of job and salary classifications, samples personnel distribution in three typical aircraft laboratories, and gages research needs for the coming aircraft market.

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Aviation Research—Design—Production

DESIGNING TOMORROW'S PERSONAL PLANE

Here the author, one of America's foremost design consultants, sets up the "score card" for five possible types of craft and analyzes each from performance and cost standpoints. The basis for estimating weight and drag is established and applied to each design type.

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AVIATION'S PLACE IN CIVILIZATION

Properly used, the airplane can be a tremendous force for world peace, as is shown by forecasts of air transport and personal flying developments... Excerpts from the 33rd Wilbur Wright Memorial Lecture presented before the Royal Aeronautical Society by—

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TRANSPORT

HOW MEXICO IS GIRDING FOR TOMORROW'S AIR TRANSPORT

With much of its ground travel curbed, or at best circuitous, due to barriers of terrain, Mexico looks to the air for a solution of its transportation difficulties—and the solution bids fair to expand the country's economy to a status more nearly commensurate with its vast potentials. Here is a detailed analysis of the Republic's air transport picture, written by an aviation consultant after a first-hand survey.

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Aviation Research—Design—Production

NEW WIND TUNNEL REACHES SONIC-SPEED RANGE

Specially designed for fast test schedules, cooperative venture financed by West Coast airframe builders embraces new features enabling analytic checks at over 700 mph.

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NEW PRODUCTS

KEEP POSTED ON Products and Practices

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Let's Have Feeder Airlines Now

Concluding a most important series, this veteran industry leader shows that adequate air transportation, postwar employment, and national security factors all contribute to one urgent demand—

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NEW PRODUCTS

Shop Equipment & Materials

Three straight glass ribs running up inside tube to guide rotameter float throughout its travel distinguishes new rotameter tube made of boro-silicate glass. Manufacturer, Fischer & Porter Co., Hatboro, Pa., states that centering float improves accuracy, prevents tube breakage, and permits float shapes that are not stable without guides.
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