July 30, 1945

Privete Fliying

Shake-up of Caa 'old Guard’ Seen General Aviation Demand

Personnel

Gen. Knudsen Elected to Gm Corp. Board

Editorial

Lessons From German Research Policy

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Privete Fliying

Shake-up of Caa 'old Guard’ Seen General Aviation Demand

Pilot, manufacturer, airport, and service operator spokesmen join in charging elder employees with maintaining outdated philosophy as shut door against progressive actions of Administrator Wright; General Inspection division is main target.

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Personnel

Gen. Knudsen Elected to Gm Corp. Board

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Editorial

Lessons From German Research Policy

CRITICISM OF THE SENATE’S Mead Investigating Committee of the delay of the Army Air Forces in delivering jet combat planes to the European war can be constructive only in so far as it helps to correct any fundamental deficiency in a complicated research, development and procurement system.

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Air War

More Than 800 Superforts Poised for Jap Death Blow

Miscellaneous notes on Pacific air operations outline Very Heavy Bombardment organization, Mustang escort job, carrier based bomber use, new American and British planes.
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Transport

Insurance Policies Revamped for Growing Global Air Travel

New protection forms designed for both domestic and international trips; Associated Aviation Underwriters takes apparent "lead” in domestic coverage with Continental Casualty and U. S. Aviation Underwriters contesting foreign field.
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Transport

First Air Freighter Flight Cost Statement Made for C-82 Packet

Direct operating cost of under 7 cents per ton-mile, for non stop trips up to 500 miles, announced as second production model for Army comes off Fairchild line; figures based on ATA system.
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THE AVIATION NEWS

Washington Observer

TERMINATION REPORT—Report of the Office of Contract Termination is at the printers and should be out soon. Terminations resulting from V-E Day are barely reflected since the report goes only through June. TOUGHER TERMINATIONS — Termination of aircraft contracts is more complex than for any other war industry.
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Headline News Section

Peace Place Seen for Naval Mars

Navy believed ready to take all 20 JRM’s ordered, even if war ends before final deliveries.

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Privete Fliying

Four Non-flyers Hit By Propellers

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Transport

Airline Spokesmen See Chaos in Odt Plane Pool Prposoal

Priorities system cited as capable of filling same needs in re deployment program; Senate group hears request that 1,000 Europe-based DC-3's be returned to solve problem; lines claim move would shatter efficiency.

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