THE COMING YEAR, 1946, and the years to follow can bring unprecedented prosperity to the people of the United States if the incentives to secure it are provided. We have the advantage of starting with an economy which has demonstrated a capacity for expansion unequalled in any other country in the world.
U. S., Britain Begin New Attempt to Resolve Air Transport Fight
Each apparently enters Bermuda conference as set as ever on having its own way, however, and firmly adhering to the standpoint it held when Chicago session ended.
SPECIAL AIR SERVICES
At Least 12 New Freight Lines Expected Soon on West Coast
Selective Aircraft Shares Showed Substantial Gains During 1945
Analysis shows number more than doubled in price although pattern was spotty and there were wide variations in gains; United Aircraft Products Corp. lead.
Chute Plants Plan Non-aviation Items
Three Reading, Pa., manufacturers to enter civilian textile field until aviation market stabilizes.
Joint Overseas Service Set-up Will Be Proposed By Industry
AIA Export Committee will present plan for government approval as method of handling problem of maintaining war-surplus U. S. aircraft sold to foreign customers.
By WILLIAM KROGER3 min
Prescott A. Tolman Named Sales Director of Eal
Prescott A. Tolman has been appointed director of sales for Eastern Air Lines. Tolman has just been released from the Marine Corps and before going into the service was with Eastern for seven years in the traffic department. Tolman’s headquarters will be at the line’s main office in New York.
Bargaining Between Alpa, Airlines Seems Headed for Showdown
Operators present united front, name committee headed by Damon to represent all in negotiations; offer of $15,500 for ocean work turned down by pilots.
By BLAINE STUBBLEFIELD3 min
New Congress Session Convenes with Ambitious Aviation Plans
Thorough investigations of national and international transportation policies loom as most significant, with comprehensive legislation likely as outcome.
Price of New Cessna Model 120 Likely to Jolt Other Producers
125-mph. $2,495 lightplane will sell for well under cost of any other craft in its performance class and within $300 of lowest price yet quoted for two-place ships.