January 28, 1946

Private Flying

Practice Landings Cause Two Crashes

Headline News Section

Three New Military Planes Give Forecast of Future Developments

Financial

Airlines Facing New Challenge as Railroads Buy Pullman Co.

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Private Flying

Practice Landings Cause Two Crashes

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Headline News Section

Three New Military Planes Give Forecast of Future Developments

Convair XP-81 combines propeller-driving gas turbine in nose and turbo-jet in rear; Martin and Douglas reveal details of new torpedo dive bombers.

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Financial

Airlines Facing New Challenge as Railroads Buy Pullman Co.

Transcontinental service, pool of cars to meet seasonal needs, likely to be set up and rate-cutting campaign may be instituted by steam carriers.
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Transport

Airlines Seeking Willow Run Field as Interim Terminal for Detroit

Negotiations with RFC begun by committee representing seven lines after Wayne County Airport is rejected because of inadequate facilities; huge New Orleans field is dedicated.
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Personnel

Northwest Airlines announces several executive appointments in its expansion program. E. I. Whyatt, who has been vicepresident and treasurer, was chosen for the new position of executive vice-president. W. Fiske Marshall, formerly general operations manager, becomes vice-president in charge of operations.
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Headline News Section

Truman Requests Increased Funds for Caa, Cab; Naca Boost Ok’d

President’s budget message sharply highlights aviation’s war-to-peace transition; asks 36 percent more for CAA, 43 percent for CAB; House group approves $500,607 more for NACA.

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Production

Need of Jet Studies Told to Engineers

Speakers at SAE aircraft power-plant meeting warn against deceptive simplicity of turbine engines.
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Transport

Warner Reveals Picao Is Expected to Become Permanent This Year

Says action may come "well before end of year”; Brazil, Turkey and Nicaragua complete ratification, seven other nations have taken necessary legal steps.
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Headline News Section

Tom Y. Smith Quits Stinson Division

Logan gets new Boeing post, Col. Murphy returns to WAL, Maj. Cooper to resume CAL position.
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Private Flying

Novel Helicopter Readied for Tests

Roteron Corp. builds one-place craft with engine mounted on shaft between two sets of rotors.
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