February 18, 1946

Headline News Section

Attainment of Supersonic Speed By End of This Year Indicated

TRANSPORT

Airport News Highlighted By Start of Ata Survey of Operations

TRANSPORT

Ratification of Bermuda Agreement Breaks World Transport Bottleneck

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Headline News Section

Attainment of Supersonic Speed By End of This Year Indicated

Concentrated research underway at Langley Field NACA laboratory on all aspects of high-speed flight; engineers forecast operation of 1,000-mph. airmail planes within next three years.

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TRANSPORT

Airport News Highlighted By Start of Ata Survey of Operations

Baltimore plans or new municipal airport meet opposition from property owners; Detroit base at Windsor, Ont., favored with Willow Run as interim terminal.

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TRANSPORT

Ratification of Bermuda Agreement Breaks World Transport Bottleneck

U. S. representatives satisfied with results of conference which frees traffic to and through U. S. and Britain; multilateral agreement along same lines seen possible through PICAO.
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FINANCIAL

Convair Purchase of Acf-brill Keynotes Trend to Diversification

$7,500,000 deal acquiring transit equipment company control is bold step in general effort to utilize surplus production facilities by entering non-aviation fields.
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PERSONNEL

Chicago & Southern Names Maurer General Counsel

Richard S. Maurer (photo) has been appointed general counsel of Chicago & Southern Air Lines, to succeed H. R. Bolander, Jr., vice-president and general counsel, who resigned to join Delta Air Lines in an administrative capacity.
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PRIVATE FLYING

Kaiser-hammond Passes First Test; Looms as Family Plane Contender

All-metal, 45-place low-wing monoplane with 210-hp. Lycoming engine expected to cruise at 130 mph., may sell in $4,000$5,000 class; follows design of pre-war Stearman-Hammond.
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PRIVATE FLYING

Briefing for Private Flying

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PRIVATE FLYING

Eight Lose Certificates for Car Violations

Four are penalized for reckless flying at low altitude; four licenses suspended.
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SPECIAL AIR SERVICES

Revision of Proposed Part 42 for Further Study Is Indicated

Redraft either will be recirculated or made subject of conference with industry representatives next month but CAB is firm in plans to proceed with regulation.
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Headline News Section

Report on Bombing of Japan to Be Completed About March 1

Most of staff of 600 making study now are back in Washington to write up data which will figure in battle over unification of armed forces.
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