October 2, 1945

BRIEFING

Down the Years in AVIATION'S Log

LABOR and MANAGEMENT MEETfor PEACE or CIVIL WAR?

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BRIEFING

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Down the Years in AVIATION'S Log

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LABOR and MANAGEMENT MEETfor PEACE or CIVIL WAR?

THE prospect of a knock-down and drag-out fight in the automobile industry does not augur well for the reconversion outlook, which upon every other score is bright. Any widespread outbreak of the type of industrial warfare which now threatens will disrupt, more thoroughly than anything else on the horizon, an orderly transition to a peacetime economy.
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EDITORIAL

For Glamor,Easy Cash, and Sky-Gadding Stay OUT of This Business

YOU ARE A VETERAN of the recent World War. Perhaps you were a member of a Superfortress crew. Or a lone fighter pilot. Or one of the boys who stayed on the ground and helped perform the important miracle of maintenance and operation of our aircraft.
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Don't Sell THIS Industry Short

Besides meeting back-breaking production schedules, the aircraft producers did an outstanding job of putting their financial house in order during the war. Thus, despite post-YJ cutbacks, our analyst says—

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TWO NEW DOUGLAS TRANSPORTS SPARK AIR-CARRIER RACE

C-74 Globemaster is 155,000-lb. 125-troop long-range carrier with unique quick-loading devices ... And new DC-8 presents unorthodox design features aiming for speedier, more economical domestic service.
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MARKETING

KEEP THOSE STUDENTS COMING BACK FOR MORE

Salesmanship can do it, as shown by these tested and proven methods which develop a surprisingly large volume of business for the little work involved.

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Aviation Research-Engineering-Production

DESIGN ANALYSIS OF Messerschmitt Me-262 Jet Fighter

This first detailed engineering study of Germany's top jet propelled fighter—the 15th in our seriesreveals many unorthodox design and construction features and shows the importance of the production engineer in its development.

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Aviation Research—Engineering—Production

U.S. AUTOJET TOPS NAZI V-l ENGINE

Tests show that American-designed impulse-jet has performance and weight characteristics superior to those of German unit. Speedier firing rate is engine's prime feature.
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Aviation Research—Engineering—Production

Landing Analyses Boats and Seaplanes

"Must come down" gets the accent in the platitude about "everything that goes up"—and with marine aircraft an extra accent is warranted. For, taken alone, satisfactory static and takeoff characteristic don't tell the whole story of a new plane design . . . First of a series analyzing rough water, impact, and skipping factors.

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