December 3, 1945

Controlled Atoms Or Controlled Lives

Headline News Section

Naa Conference Brings Demand for Better Private Flying Policies

Personnel

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Controlled Atoms Or Controlled Lives

SINCE August 6th when the first atomic bomb was released over Hiroshima, the American people have been subjected to a continuous barrage of pronouncements on the use and control of atomic energy. Some of this comment has been strident, and much of it conflicting.
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Headline News Section

Naa Conference Brings Demand for Better Private Flying Policies

"Honest thinking” in development urged by speakers in pointing out steps which must be followed if personal aviation’s potential is to be realized.

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Personnel

Col. Leonard M. Rose (photo) has been appointed assistant to Benjamin F. Pepper, chairman of the board of TACA Airways. Until his recent release from the Army, Col. Rose was chief of transportation, base section, in India and Ceylon. Before the war he had 18 year’s experience in various fields of transportation in Latin America and spent 10 of those years in Mexico.
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SPECIAL AIR SERVICES

Cab Restriction Order Indicated as Non-scheduled Hearing Closes

Board expected to follow examiners’ recommendations on limitations; operators present their case in unprecedented strength and harmony.
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SPECIAL AIR SERVICES

Ata Approves Recommendations to Curb Non-scheduled Service

Urges carriers be tied down to home-base flights except for occasional trips elsewhere but concedes CAB can make exemptions in hardship cases.
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Headline News Section

Student Pilots Lead in Car Violations

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PRIVATE FLYING

Subcontractor to Manufacture Fairchild F-24’s at Texas Plant

Robert McCulloch, former manager there for North American, heads new company which has orders for 200-300 planes; parent concern will handle sales.
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TRANSPORT

Airlines Start Carrying Gi's Across Country

Will handle 665 men each day, less than had been anticipated when service was ordered.
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Headline News Section

Aero Insurance Underwriters Cuts Premiums as Much as 50%

Group, one of nation’s largest aviation policy handlers, makes reduction in expectation of great flying expansion and consequent increase in volume of premiums.
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EDITORIAL

The Budget Bureau and Aviation—ii

LAST week’s discussion on this page of the Budget Bureau and its importance to aviation stressed the tremendous power of the Bureau over all facets of aviation, the impractical, unrealistic and arbitrary nature of many of its decisions on aviation budget items and aviation legislation, and the plea for an end to the unhealthful and unnecessary awe in which the public, aviation industries and Congress have held Budget Bureau action.

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