September 3, 1945

TRANSPORT

N. Pacific Route Recommended for Nwa By Cab Examiners

Headline News Section

'coast’ Air Plant Planning Trends Listed; Jobs Ready

FINANCIAL

Air Cargo Market Survey in Philadelphia Is Typical

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TRANSPORT

N. Pacific Route Recommended for Nwa By Cab Examiners

Report would give Pan Am other share of trans-Pacific air travel by extension of existing routes; closer links with Alaska indicated as Territory line gets favorable consideration.

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Headline News Section

'coast’ Air Plant Planning Trends Listed; Jobs Ready

First year employment seen climbing to 100,000; preliminary designs for jet transports being "polished” for airlines; exploration of personal plane market hinges on Lockheed; other-than-aircraft production slight.

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FINANCIAL

Air Cargo Market Survey in Philadelphia Is Typical

Analysis of shipments confirms findings in other areas; types of cargo and other considerations found to be the same there.
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Headline News Section

Engine Industry Threat Seen in Mounting Surplus Problems

Estimate of about 100,000 new powerplants headed for war fronts at time of peace announcement, plus past output, creates problem believed more complex than that of airframes.

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PRODUCTION

Leased War Plane Factories Assume Vital Peacetime Role

Vastly.expanded aircraft manufacturing structure seen making government-owned facilities essential for most firms; Army lists surplus plants; Navy plans set for early disclosure.
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AIR FORCES

Radar Weather Forecasts Head for Peacetime Uses

Two-year-old AAF Weather Service success with radar equipment in detecting storms and analyzing winds aloft presages new protection for civil aircraft; use at all airports suggested.

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Personnel

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PRODUCTION

U. S. Jet Problem Solutions Seen By British Engine Official

Airline use of gas turbines forecast within several years by Ministry of Aircraft Production expert Banks; commercial success of resonance powerplant doubted; rockets suggested for supersonic speed.
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Headline News Section

Official Air Records Rebirth Looms as U. S. Export Factor

Federation Aeronautics Internationale, now reorganizing, called capable of framing specifications for record flights so that aircraft of one country would appear superior to those of another, despite actual advantages.
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TRANSPORT

Idlewild Leases Set Highest Airport Charges in Country

Airline executives believe better facilities, however, compensate for fees; 12 lines sign for period that, with renewals, may last 50 years.

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