September 10, 1945

The ATOM NEW SOURCE OF ENERGY

What to Expect From Atomic Energy

PRIVATE FLYING

Warning Sounded on Wire Collisions

FINANCIAL

Pan Am Stock Acquisitions Highlight July Sec Report

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The ATOM NEW SOURCE OF ENERGY

What to Expect From Atomic Energy

Before discussion of possible and probable future applications of atomic energy to the arts of peace, the atomic bombs should have consideration. We may assume that these bombs contained from two to 200 lb. of either U-235 or plutonium, or both.
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PRIVATE FLYING

Warning Sounded on Wire Collisions

Six safety rules outlined by CAB after lightplane accident probes reveal increasing toll of unseen obstructions.
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FINANCIAL

Pan Am Stock Acquisitions Highlight July Sec Report

Officers and directors add substantial amounts to personal portfolios; nine continental airlines note transactions; Avco, Air Associates, Ryan list heaviest security trading among manufacturing group.
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Personnel

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The ATOM NEW SOURCE OF ENERGY

How Atom Splitting Releases Energy

Five years ago the world learned that the atom of Uranium 235 had been split, releasing energy at the rate of about 11,400,000 kilowatt-hours per pound. The whole amount tested was less than the head of a pin, but there was no escaping the possibility that heaters, engines, turbines, jets and explosives could be powered by atomic energy.
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TRANSPORT

C-54e’s Allocated to Airlines as New Equipment Flow Begins

Surplus Property Board announces 100 to 200 four-engine planes will reach carriers for commercial operation within ten weeks; first 20 passenger versions slated for three lines awarded North Atlantic routes.

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Headline News Section

Aircraft Procurement Rule Revisions Asked By Builders

Seattle session of Mead War Investigating Committee hears spokesmen for leading airframe concerns attack 13plane limit on government orders for new types; combat group-size output requested.
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TRANSPORT

Carriers Begin Readjustment to Non-priority Travel Status

Belief that wartime control of service patterns may follow priority air travel out of existence on Oct. 15 also expressed; problems of shifting ticket and space procedures emerge immediately.
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AIR FORCES

German Turbo-jet Powerplant Revealed as Compact, Efficient

Bayerische Motoren Werke model 003, scheduled when Reich fell, for full production this fall, said to present excellent possibilities for further development; approached 2 to 1 thrust-weight ratio goal.
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Headline News Section

Single-chief Surplus Agency Seen Getting Prompt Approval

Present SPB head warns of disposal crisis within three months as no longer needed aircraft and other war stocks reach "staggering amounts"; Congress appears ready to pass legislation for new organization.
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