August 13, 1945

THE NEWS

Washington Observer

PRODUCTION

Freight Rates and Industry Location

FINANCIAL

Sale of 4,000 Eal Shares Highlights June Stock Shift

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THE NEWS

Washington Observer

TOOLING PROBLEMS—Aircraft manufacturers are still faced with the problem of how to reconvert to civilian production when they cannot buy jigs, dies, and fixtures in government owned plants which are tooled up for producing the types of planes needed by airlines and industry.
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PRODUCTION

Freight Rates and Industry Location

A SIGNIFICANT decision, announced by the Interstate Commerce Commission last May, will take preliminary effect on the 30th of August. It will eliminate some of the advantage in freight rates which Eastern shippers have enjoyed over shippers of the South and West.
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FINANCIAL

Sale of 4,000 Eal Shares Highlights June Stock Shift

Important dealings also reported among aircraft manufacturers; numerous small common stock transactions listed by TWA; NWA, Pan Am, United also experience sizeable sales.
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THE AIR WAR

Jap Air Production Dispersal Revises 'simple Knockout’ Idea

Popular conception of highly concentrated plane factory areas modified by disclosures of early decentralization of facilities; heavy production percentage destroyed but some plants seen producing up until last battle.

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TRANSPORT

Added Redeployment Contracts Anticipated By Airline Officials

Use of lines other than four transcontinentals and Pan Am believed awaiting only overcoming of East-West bottleneck; Boston and Norfolk said to be among newly designated air troop movement centers.

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Headline News Section

Army, Navy Act to End Ban on Post-war Aircraft Buying

Attorney General asked for interpretation of Reconversion Act provision looked upon as industry 'death warrant'; strict application would halt development, stymie military orders for nearly two years.

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Headline News Section

'atomic’ Aircraft Development Seen Far-off By Industry Heads

Entire aviation field re-assessing propulsion knowledge in light of "bewildering” atomic energy disclosure; consensus, however, points to vast difficulty of harnessing force to machinery.

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PRIVATE FLYING

Briefing

For Private Flyers and Non-Scheduled Aviation

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PRIVATE FLYING

Flight Instruction Experiments Point New Teaching Techniques

University of Tennessee program expected to have far reaching effect on civil pilot training here and abroad as experts seek to accelerate courses to about one-sixth present duration.
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PRIVATE FLYING

Drastic Nata Remodeling Tightens Policy Statements

Board action "fences off" president’s power to take action in association’s name without prior board approval; Mooney retires as acting executive director; offices shifted; executive committee expanded.

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