November 19, 1945

FINANCIAL

Cab Decision on Aa-mca Merger Will Establish Important Precedent

TRANSPORT

Bureaucratie Stifling of Progress Feared in British Airways Picture

Headline News Section

Lonely Mojave Desert Test Base Will Try Out Nearly All New Craft

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FINANCIAL

Cab Decision on Aa-mca Merger Will Establish Important Precedent

Considerable speculation surrounds American Airlines’ proposal to acquire control of MidContinent Airlines by merger. Trial examiners of the Civil Aeronautics Board, after conducting a prehearing conference, have scheduled hearings to start in the case next Jan. 28.
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TRANSPORT

Bureaucratie Stifling of Progress Feared in British Airways Picture

Observers see nationalization policy as culmination of 20 years of interference, feel RAF attitudes may inhibit expansion; unfairness to other forms of transportation cited.
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Headline News Section

Lonely Mojave Desert Test Base Will Try Out Nearly All New Craft

Army finally permits disclosure of details about secret desert field at Muroc Dry Lake near Los Angeles; remote spot, with huge landing area, has high safety record.

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TRANSPORT

Backers of World Air Authority Seen Increasing in Influence

Address by Warner before Foreign Trade Council is cited; Canada renews its proposal that international ruling unit be modeled after the Civil Aeronautics Board.
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PRODUCTION

Aircraft Producers Try to Bolster Badly Depleted Engineering Staffs

Many plants unable to meet projected schedules on experimental and new-design work; several are conducting nationwide recruiting campaigns; aid sought on draft problem.
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PRODUCTION

Wisconsin Group Hits Charter Curbs

Aviation trade association will participate in CAB oral argument; telegram to board protests economic threats.
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Headline News Section

Top Figures Gather at Air Clinic to Discuss Industry’s Problems

Enyart presides as co-chairman with Gov. Kerr; Wilson urges government to adopt long-term policy which will attract private financing.
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PRIVATE FLYING

First Post-war Canadian-designed Lightplane Goes Into Production

Fleet Aircraft, Ltd., announces its Model 80 Canuck is expected to sell for "just over $3,000"; says tests reveal very fine flight characteristics.

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PRIVATE FLYING

Briefing for Private Flyers

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Headline News Section

Interest in British Jet Work Stimulated

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